Please click the link below to review an informational video on the AgriRecovery Drought Assistance Program
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.
Zoom – Registration Required
Click here to access a Meeting Agenda
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!
In Person/Zoom Hybrid
In Person Location: Elm Creek, MB
Please consider completing the survey at the link below, created by the Canadian Sheep Federation.
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 email@example.com 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
- Predation Management
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.
The MSA’s Eastern District participated in a presentation by Dr. Neil Versavel on Toxoplasmosis, Blue Tongue and Cache Valley Virus. To view the presentation, please click the link below: