Getting Started in Sheep “The Basics Workshop”

Getting Started in Sheep “The Basics Workshop”

This is a two-day course covering the basics of 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.

The cost is $257.25 (inc. GST) per person or $467.25 (inc. GST) for a couple. Registration fee includes lunch both days and a manual, which contains all the power point presentations, information on the sheep industry, and sheep production.

Class size is limited to allow for a good interactive learning experience. The non- refundable registration must be paid to reserve your spot.

Location: Courtyard by Marriot 333 Aerogreen Crescent, Saskatoon, SK

Please register by phoning the Saskatchewan Sheep Development Board at: 306-933-5200 or email: [email protected]

Workshop topics include:

  • Industry / Saskatchewan Sheep Development Board Introduction
  • Basic Economics
  • Marketing
  • Purchasing your Flock
  • Behavior and Facilities
  • Nutrition
  • Health Management
  • Lambing Management
  • Predation
  • Shearing and Wool
  • Regulations and Programs
  • Miscellaneous

In-class videos will be shown to cover the following topics:

  • Saskatchewan Sheep Industry Promotional Video
  • Castrating
  • Checking Teeth
  • Condition Scoring
  • Drenching
  • Ear Tagging
  • Finishing Lambs
  • Foot Trimming
  • Injections
  • Lambing


Nov 01 - 02 2024


All Day


Courtyard by Marriot
Courtyard by Marriot, Saskatoon, SK


Saskatchewan Sheep Development Board
Saskatchewan Sheep Development Board
+ 1 (306) 933-5200
[email protected]