Getting Started with 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 $185 plus GST per person or $325 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: Heritage Inn , 102 Cardinal 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
- Purchasing your Flock
- Behavior and Facilities
- Health Management
- Lambing Management
- Shearing and Wool
- Regulations and Programs
In-class videos will be shown to cover the following topics:
- Saskatchewan Sheep Industry Promotional Video
- Checking Teeth
- Condition Scoring
- Ear Tagging
- Finishing Lambs
- Foot Trimming