Sheep Canada – Spring 2016

 

Sheep Canada Winter 2015 lo res 1 Table of Contents
4: Greetings from Deerville
5: Dispatch from across the pond…
9: Should I be feeding silage?
11 Weathering the storm: climate smart sheep farming
16: Beauty is in the ewe of the beholder
19: Buyers’ Guide
22: Disappointing news for dairy sheep industry
23: Using SheepBytes® to predict growth and feed efficiency
26: New products available for sheep in Canada
27: Is there a drone in your future?
29: Producer Profile: Zillig Farm, Scotch Village, NS
Web Links Mentioned in this issue:

Australian Wool Innovation, 2013. Managing sheep in drought lots: a best practice guide.

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, 2015. Holos 2.2

USDA, 2015. Animal Agriculture in a Changing Climate

Sheep producers in Australia and New Zealand using drones:
Frost maps for farms and the development of a drone ‘lamb cam’ scoop two national awards

Remote controlled drone brings better outcomes for lambing ewes on wool farm

Future farming relies on new technology

One man and his drone: Watch as farmer uses flying robot, fitted with a horn and siren, to herd his flock of 2,000 sheep

Transport Canada site on flying a drone for work or research


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