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

Times:
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 mb@mbsheep.ca 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.