The 2017 Manitoba Sheep Association Symposium will take place as follows:
 
Saturday, November 18th, 2017 
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Stride Place - Rotary Multi Purpose Room
245 Royal Rd S
Portage la Prairie, MB
 
A full agenda for the day can be found here: Agenda 
 
To register for the Symposium, please contact the MSA Office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at (204) 421-9434.  The cost for the day is $25/person payable at the door via cash or cheque.  A lamb lunch will be provided.
 
MSA Annual General Meeting
 
 
The MSA Annual General Meeting will take place as part of the Symposium, starting at 1:00 p.m.  Please note that all are welcome for the AGM, and members are not required to attend the symposium in order to attend the AGM.  
 
Please review the following documents pertaining to the AGM:
 
  
All MSA members who purchased tags in 2016 will also receive notice of this meeting by mail including the opportunity to vote for the directors at large Board positions.

 

 

 

 

Manitoba Sheep Association – 2017 Show and Production Sale

August 18th and 19th, 2017

Carberry Agri. Grounds, Carberry, Manitoba

 

ENTRY FORM

Name______________________________ Farm Name___________________________________

Address________________________________________________________________________

Phone_______________________________ Signature___________________________________

YOUTH ENTRY Name of exhibitor____________________________ Age____________

Friday Evening Banquet Supper with Speaker.

Supper Per Plate ________X $20.00 = _____________

ENTRY FEES (Inc. Transfer Fee and Entry. There is NO commission charged on the sale of animals)

PUREBRED inc. wool and hair breeds ________ X $40.00 =______________

COMM. PEN OF TWO per pen ________X $30.00 =______________

COMM. PEN OF THREE yearling or ewe lambs per pen ________ X $40.00 =______________

JACKPOT EWE LAMB commercial or purebred ________ X $25.00 = ______________

JACKPOT MARKET LAMB commercial or purebred ________ X $25.00 = ______________

YOUTH SHOWMANSHIP (covers penning, etc.) ________ X $20.00 = ______________

Total =______________

Make cheques payable to: Manitoba Sheep Association.

Submit entries with cheque (and registration papers/photocopies if appropriate) to:

Manitoba Sheep Association

5203 Clarence Rd

Narol, MB

R1C 0B8

Entries must be received by August 3, 2017. Required fees must accompany entries. All entries received by this date will be in the catalogue. ALL PUREBRED ENTRIES must send in a registration paper or a photocopy of same. Registration paper must be received before the Show to sell as purebred.

ALL ANIMALS MUST HAVE C.S.I.P TAGS

ENTRY FEES/PRIZE MONIES

Sponsored by Manitoba Sheep Association

PUREBRED - Includes Wool and Hair Breeds (Sold individually) - $40.00 per head

Yearling Ram, Ram Lamb Classes 

Yearling Ewe, Ewe Lamb Classes

GRAND CHAMPION RAM PRIZE $350 Reserve $125

GRAND CHAMPION FEMALE PRIZE $200 Reserve $100

Commercial Yearling Ewe, Ewe Lamb Classes

PEN OF THREE– yearling ewes or ewe lambs (Commercial or Purebred)

CHAMPION PEN OF THREE PRIZE $200 Reserve $100

PEN OF TWOyearling ewes or ewe lambs (Commercial or Purebred)

CHAMPION PEN OF TWO PRIZE $150 Reserve $75 -

JACKPOT EWE LAMB (Commercial or Purebred)-$20.00 per head

GRAND CHAMPION EWE LAMB $100 Reserve $50

JACKPOT MARKET LAMB – Sponsored by Tony Atkinson

Open to ewe lambs or weathers only (Commercial or Purebred) - $20.00 per head

Maximum of 2 entries per consignor

1st - $200 2nd - $100 3rd- $50

 

YOUTH SHOW

$20 Entry Fee per exhibitor (covers penning/bedding/set-up)

Showmanship (prizes to be announced)

Rules & Regulations

 

SALES COMMISSION: No sales commission will be charged!

FLOOR PRICE: Each breeder may place a reserved bid in writing on info slip handed to auctioneer as lot enters ring for sale.

PASS OUT FEE:Should a producer choose not to accept the final bid on an animal there will be a $20.00 fee.

AGE CATEGORIES:

Junior lambs are born January 1st, 2017 or later

Senior lambs – milk teeth - born September 1st 2016 to December 31st, 2016

Yearling Animals – 2 teeth - 2016 and after

LENGTH OF WOOL:

Animals must have less than 1 inch of wool to be shown; except for fibre specific wool breeds, which may be shown in full fleece. There will be a shearer on site. Animals will be sheared at the discretion of the culling committee.

PUREBRED ANIMALS

All purebreds must be registered and legibly tattooed or have approved double tags.

ALL CANADIAN SHEEP BREEDER’S ASSOCIATION REGISTRATION CERTIFICATES (ONE FOR EACH ANIMAL) PROPERLY SIGNED FOR TRANSFER, MUST BE PRESENTED TO THE SALE COMMITTEE PRIOR TO THE SHOW IF NOT SENT IN AT THE TIME OF ENTRY.

COMMERCIAL ANIMALS

Only Commercial Ewes, Ewe Lambs, and Wethers will be allowed into the sale barn. All Rams will need to be Registered to pass through culling.

PENS OF THREE and PENS OF TWO

All Pens will be sold as Commercials. All animals will have to pass Culling, be clean of debris and tags, and have a wool length of less than 1 inch. Individual animals from within a Pen are eligible to be shown in the Jackpot Classes with the required entry fees.

 

ANIMAL HEALTH:

A health certificate issued by Health of Animals Branch, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada is optional. All animals will be inspected by the Culling Committee. Reasons for rejection by the Culling Committee include BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:

1. Abscess 2. Poor testicle development 3. Sheath rot

4. Sore mouth 5. Pink eye 6. Evidence of external parasite

7. Unsound mouth 8. A condition score of 2 or less 9. A condition score of 5 or more

10. Unsound Udder

Note: All animals are sold as physically sound on the day.

Culling will take place on Friday prior to entry into the Barn.

SUBSTITUTIONS:

Substitutions are allowed to a maximum of two (2) per breed. Substitutions may be made on purebred junior lambs commercial and junior entries at NO EXTRA COST.

INSPECTION OF ANIMAL I.D. FOR SALE:

The tattoo letters must be easily read and coincide exactly with the registration papers or the animal will be rejected from the purebred sale.

All animals must have C.S.I.P. tags

TRANSFERS:

M.S.A will complete transfer of ownership through C.L.R.C.

ANIMALS ON THE GROUNDS:

The only animals allowed on the grounds will be Show and Sale entries. Animals that have been previously purchased and are on site for transit will be allowed, at the discretion of the Sale Committee.

ARRIVAL OF ANIMALS

All animals must be on the grounds by 5 pm on Friday August 18th. Entries will be allowed to unload after noon on Friday.

Thank you for your interest: from the Show and Production Sale Committee.

Manitoba Sheep Association Mission Statement

To initiate, support and conduct programs and activities designed to stimulate and improve the economic well-being of all segments of the Manitoba sheep industry.

 

 

 

ENTRY CLASS PUREBRED Yearling Ram ____ Ram Lamb ___ Yearling Ewe ____

Ewe Lamb ______

Breed ________________________________ Single/Twin, etc _________ Birthdate ______________

Sire _______________________________ Dam _______________________________

Other info, exposure date, vaccinations, etc._____________________________________________

ENTRY CLASS PUREBRED Yearling Ram ____ Ram Lamb ___ Yearling Ewe ____

Ewe Lamb ______

Breed ________________________________ Single/Twin, etc _________ Birthdate ______________

Sire _______________________________ Dam _______________________________

Other info, exposure date, vaccinations, etc._____________________________________________

ENTRY CLASS PUREBRED Yearling Ram ____ Ram Lamb ___ Yearling Ewe ____

Ewe Lamb ______

Breed ________________________________ Single/Twin, etc _________ Birthdate ______________

Sire _______________________________ Dam _______________________________

Other info, exposure date, vaccinations, etc._____________________________________________

 

ENTRY CLASS COMMERCIAL Pen of Two _____ Pen of Three _______

Breed___________________________________ Yearling____________ Ewe Lamb­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­___________

Sire breed________________________ Dam breed___________________________________

ENTRY CLASS COMMERCIAL Pen of Two _____ Pen of Three _______

Breed___________________________________ Yearling____________ Ewe Lamb­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­___________

Sire breed________________________ Dam breed___________________________________

ENTRY CLASS COMMERCIAL Pen of Two _____ Pen of Three _______

Breed___________________________________ Yearling____________ Ewe Lamb­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­___________

Sire breed________________________ Dam breed___________________________________

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Dr. John Hamerton Scholarship/Bursary
 
Purpose: This $500 reward is designed to promote the future success of the Manitoba Sheep Industry's youth and the Manitoba Sheep Industry through higher learning.
 
Eligibility: The MSA scholarship is open to any student who is a current member of the MSA or is the student relation of a current MSA member.
 
Criteria:
 
1) The applicant must provide official proof of current enrolment in a post-secondary program.
 
2) The applicant must provide two references indicating their active involvement in the community and/or MB Sheep Industry. Immediate family members do not qualify.
 
3) The applicant must submit an essay no longer than 2 pages highlighting their involvement in the community and how their post-secondary education could contribute to future involvement in their community / province of Manitoba.
 
Applicants currently involved in the Manitoba sheep industry should cite their activities and how they foresee their post-secondary involvement contributing to future involvement in the sheep industry. Applicants involved in the Manitoba sheep industry will receive preference in scholarship selection, however, those involved in community activities are encouraged to apply.
 
Limitations: All students are eligible to apply for the scholarship consecutive years in a row, but may only be rewarded the scholarship one time. Only one applicant may be awarded a scholarship per school year.
 
Contact: Please submit your completed application by June 30, 2017 to the following address or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
MSA 5203 Clarence Rd Narol, MB R1C 0B8

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