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 firstname.lastname@example.org to register!
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
Basic Sheep Nutrition
Shearing and Wool
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.
Please note that the outcome of the Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Sheep 5-year review is now publicly available on the National Farm Animal Care Council’s website. You can find detailed information here:
Manitoba Sheep has partnered with Saskatchewan Sheep Development Board to offer the following webinars to our membership.
Persons wanting to attend webinars are required to register a minimum of one day prior to the date of each event by calling (306) 933-5200 or by email email@example.com. Registered participants will receive the zoom invite the morning of the webinar. There is no registration fee to participate in the webinar series.
Webinar 1- “The Benefits of Synchronizing Ewes”
February 18, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
Producer Testimonials and Discussion, Dr. Dinesh Dadarwal (WCVM) will be available to answer technical questions – webinar sponsored by the Western College of Veterinary Medicine and the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture
Webinar 2- “Parasite Management and Monitoring”
February 25, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
Dr. Melanie Wowk (Zoetis) – webinar sponsored by Zoetis.
Webinar 3- “Successful Artificial Rearing of Lambs”
March 4, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
Producer Testimonials and Discussion, Jackson Matschke (Grober Nutrition) will be available to answer technical questions – webinar sponsored by Grober Nutrition.
Webinar 4- “Annual and Perennial Forage Species for Grazing Sheep”
March 11, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
Grant Lastiwka (Union Forage) webinar sponsored by Union Forage.
The Canadian Sheep Federation and Canadian National Goat Federation are working together to find ways to improve producer access to pregnancy ultrasound services. To help with planning, we ask if you could please take a few minutes to complete the following survey. Your response will help guide program development and we appreciate your contribution to what we hope is a valuable undertaking.