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 $175 plus GST per person or $300 plus GST for a couple. This includes the manual which contains all the power point presentations and filled with information on the sheep industry and sheep production.
A $50 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve a spot. Class size is limited to allow for a good interactive learning experience.
Location: Saskatoon Inn – 2002 Airport Drive, 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
- Purchasing your Flock
- Behavior and Facilities
- Health Management
- Lambing Management
- Shearing and Wool
- Regulations and Programs
In-class video’s will be shown to cover the following topics
- Saskatchewan Sheep Industry Promotional Video
- Checking Teeth
- Condition Scoring
- Ear Tagging
- Finishing Lambs
- Foot Trimming