Important MSA Meeting Dates – District & AGM

Important MSA Meeting Dates – District & AGM

Fall District Meeting Announcement

The Manitoba Sheep Association Board of Directors are pleased to announce details surrounding its District Meeting, being held in a virtual format.  Please see info below regarding the meeting as well as information regarding the 2021 elections.

In addition to the business of the meeting, the MSA is pleased to welcome Manitoba Agriculture staff who will walk members through the new Government Feed Aid program – The Livestock Feed and Transportation Drought Assistance.  The presentation will focus on the details of the program as well as the steps involved in applying.

Monday, September 27th
7:00 p.m.
Zoom – Registration Required
Click here to access a Meeting Agenda
This meeting will serve as an opportunity for the MSA to give a brief update, for members to raise any suggestions for resolutions as well as for district elections

MSA 2021 Annual General Meeting

The MSA Board will attempt to host a hybrid Annual General Meeting in which members can either attend in person or electronically via zoom.  Details are still being worked out and a program of speakers in addition to the business meeting is being finalized.  Stay tuned for more info.  For now, please save the date as per the info below!

Saturday, November 13th
Time TBD
In Person/Zoom Hybrid
In Person Location: Elm Creek, MB
The following district representatives will be up for election:Eastern District – 1 Year Term
Southwest District – 2 Year Term

Additionally, the Board will have one director at large position up for election.

If you are interested in putting your name forward for any of these positions, you must let the MSA office know by September 22nd, 2021.  No names will be able to be put forward from the floor at the District meeting or AGM – all nominations must be received prior to the deadline. 

Please email any interest to

Free Webinar: FPCC presents – A PRA for Canada’s Sheep Industry


Getting Started in Sheep Workshop

Getting Started in Sheep Workshop

The MSA is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a virtual opportunity for members to participate in the ‘Getting Started in Sheep’ workshop as per the details below.

March 25th – 27th, 2021
facilitated by Gord Schroeder over the Zoom Platform

March 25th – 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
March 26th – 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
March 27th – 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Cost: $175/individual or $300/couple
Course is limited to first 25 registrants.  Participants will be provided with full course materials in printed form prior to the course dates.

Please email to register!

Workshop Topics:
  • Sheep Industry Opportunity
  • Purchasing your Flock
  • Flock Health Management
  • Biosecruity and Why it’s Important
  • Lamb Production for Profit
  • Insights into Handing Sheep
  • Lambing Time Management
  • Marketing
  • Basic Sheep Nutrition
  • Shearing and Wool
  • Predation Management
This virtual course will cover the basics of getting started in the sheep industry. It is designed for those who are looking at getting into sheep and those who are already in the business on the beginner level. To allow for a positive learning experience course enrollment is limited.

Presenter Bio: Gord has been heavily involved in the sheep industry for over 35 years, 28 years as a large flock lamb producers and 22 years working as the Executive Director for the Saskatchewan Sheep Development Board. He brings a wealth of experience from both the production and industry organizational operations side.  Gord’s goal is to share his experience and help individuals get a good start raising sheep.