Producer profile: Woolley’s Lamb, Simcoe, Ontario

By Cathy Gallivan, PhD Schuyler Farms Limited, located near Simcoe, Ontario, consists of 3,000 acres of corn and soybeans, 700 acres of apples, 550 acres of sour (pie) cherries, and 400 acres of pasture and woodlot. The farm is run by brothers Brett and Ryan Schuyler,...

Feed for Profit: Mineral Supplementation

by Dale Engstrom, M.Sc., P.Ag I am often asked about using free-choice loose and block minerals. Are they needed? Do they do a good job of providing essential nutrients to sheep? Are they cost effective? Let’s start by reviewing what minerals are. Minerals fit into...

Drover’s Way Farm, Perth, Ontario

Story by Cathy Gallivan, PhD, Photos by Allison Taylor, PhD Oliver and Sarah Loten have been raising sheep for 20 years and, like most sheep farmers, have made a lot of changes to their flock and their management in that time. They started on a hobby farm near...

Producer Profile: Millferns Holsteins, Lower Onslow, NS

Story & photos by Cathy Gallivan, PhD I met with Fred and Anne Hamilton on a sunny day in early July, on the farm that has been in Fred’s family since the expulsion of the Acadians in 1760. The original land grant was 1,000 acres. By 1802, the family had eight...

Producer Profile: Red Willow Colony, Stettler, AB

Story by Peggy Johnson, Photos by Tracy Hagedorn After months of winter gloom, it was wonderful to drive across central Alberta on a sunny morning and experience the magic of spring: soft green of new leaves emerging from tree buds, the hint of grass in the roadside...

Producer Profile: Catto Sheep Farm, Lipton, SK

Story & photos by Stuart Chutter Martin and Louise Catto farmed in Scotland prior to moving to Canada almost 15 years ago. Although their principal enterprise was dairy farming, they would purchase 500 ewes each year in the fall, lamb them out in the spring and...

Producer Profile: Bouw Farms, Dugald, Manitoba

Story & photos by Cathy Gallivan, PhD On a cold, grey, October day, I met with Stefan Bouw on his family’s farm about 20 miles east of Winnipeg. I visited Stefan to talk about their recently established sheep flock but, as is often the case, discovered that the...

Producer Profile: Shepherd’s Choice, Norwood, ON

By Cathy Gallivan, PhD Photos by Allison Taylor, PhD At a time when more producers than ever are turning to accelerated lambing, one couple who tried it for eight years has made the decision to go back to lambing once a year. John and Eadie Steele have been raising...

Pasture Lambing in Barrhead County, Alberta

By Cathy Gallivan, PhD Photos by Tracy Hagedorn Back in 2008, Bernadette Nikkel and Darlene Stein bought a small flock of 30 ewes and shared it, so that each of them had something to use to train their Border Collies. Four years later, they and their families are...

Producer Profile: Springwater Farm, Albion Cross, PEI

Story & photos by Cathy Gallivan, PhD George and Melaney Matheson have literally gone back to the land. George grew up on the farm where they now raise sheep, hay and straw, but the land was sold when his father retired in 1974. The house was kept in the family,...

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Producer profile: Woolley’s Lamb, Simcoe, Ontario

By Cathy Gallivan, PhD Schuyler Farms Limited, located near Simcoe, Ontario, consists of 3,000 acres of corn and soybeans, 700 acres of apples, 550 acres of sour (pie) cherries, and 400 acres of pasture and woodlot. The farm is run by brothers Brett and Ryan Schuyler,...

Feed for Profit: Mineral Supplementation

by Dale Engstrom, M.Sc., P.Ag I am often asked about using free-choice loose and block minerals. Are they needed? Do they do a good job of providing essential nutrients to sheep? Are they cost effective? Let’s start by reviewing what minerals are. Minerals fit into...

Drover’s Way Farm, Perth, Ontario

Story by Cathy Gallivan, PhD, Photos by Allison Taylor, PhD Oliver and Sarah Loten have been raising sheep for 20 years and, like most sheep farmers, have made a lot of changes to their flock and their management in that time. They started on a hobby farm near...

Producer Profile: Millferns Holsteins, Lower Onslow, NS

Story & photos by Cathy Gallivan, PhD I met with Fred and Anne Hamilton on a sunny day in early July, on the farm that has been in Fred’s family since the expulsion of the Acadians in 1760. The original land grant was 1,000 acres. By 1802, the family had eight...

Producer Profile: Red Willow Colony, Stettler, AB

Story by Peggy Johnson, Photos by Tracy Hagedorn After months of winter gloom, it was wonderful to drive across central Alberta on a sunny morning and experience the magic of spring: soft green of new leaves emerging from tree buds, the hint of grass in the roadside...

Producer Profile: Catto Sheep Farm, Lipton, SK

Story & photos by Stuart Chutter Martin and Louise Catto farmed in Scotland prior to moving to Canada almost 15 years ago. Although their principal enterprise was dairy farming, they would purchase 500 ewes each year in the fall, lamb them out in the spring and...

Producer Profile: Bouw Farms, Dugald, Manitoba

Story & photos by Cathy Gallivan, PhD On a cold, grey, October day, I met with Stefan Bouw on his family’s farm about 20 miles east of Winnipeg. I visited Stefan to talk about their recently established sheep flock but, as is often the case, discovered that the...

Producer Profile: Shepherd’s Choice, Norwood, ON

By Cathy Gallivan, PhD Photos by Allison Taylor, PhD At a time when more producers than ever are turning to accelerated lambing, one couple who tried it for eight years has made the decision to go back to lambing once a year. John and Eadie Steele have been raising...

Pasture Lambing in Barrhead County, Alberta

By Cathy Gallivan, PhD Photos by Tracy Hagedorn Back in 2008, Bernadette Nikkel and Darlene Stein bought a small flock of 30 ewes and shared it, so that each of them had something to use to train their Border Collies. Four years later, they and their families are...

Producer Profile: Springwater Farm, Albion Cross, PEI

Story & photos by Cathy Gallivan, PhD George and Melaney Matheson have literally gone back to the land. George grew up on the farm where they now raise sheep, hay and straw, but the land was sold when his father retired in 1974. The house was kept in the family,...

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2006 Summer Meat quality issue; Sheep watching in Newfoundland
Fall Medicine Ridge Farm, Bentley, AB; Complementary grazing
Winter La Moutonniere, Ste-Helene-de Chester, QC; NS Agricultural College

 

2007 Spring Sensory testing lamb; A visit with Randy Smith
Fall Grazing sheep in a crop rotation; 2007 World Sheep & Wool Congress
Winter Barczyk Farm, Sackville, NB; Shetlands and Bluefaced Leicesters

 

2008 Winter Mar-Kehoe Farms, Lansdowne, ON; Beating high feed costs with grazing

 

2009 Spring Sheep industry to test RFID; Comparing lamb feeding regimes (3 left)
Fall Accelerated lambing on organic farms, PEI lambs thrive on slatted floors
Winter Gibson Family Farm, Tees, AB; Fermented feeds for sheep

 

2010 Winter Worm wars and Ivomec resistance; Morning View Farm, Elnora, AB

 

2011 Spring RFID: How to buy a tag reader; What a marking harness can tell you

 

2012 Winter Bouw Farms, Dugald, MB; Low stress handling of sheep

 

2013 Spring Catto Sheep Farm, Lipton SK; RFID software
Winter Drover’s Way Farm, Perth, ON; Good news about footrot

 

2014 Spring Ferme Guyline, St. Valere, QC; Mineral supplementation
Summer Good Farms, Inc., Winsloe, PE; Growing and finishing lambs
Fall Wooldrift Farm, Markdale, ON; Feeding ewe lambs
Winter Candll Ranch, Debden, SK; Using byproduct feeds

 

2015 Summer Les Bergeries du Margot, Bonaventure, QC; What do we know about creep-feeding lambs on pasture? Productivity versus profit
Fall Local lamb thriving on BC islands; Canada Sheep & Lamb Farms, Sarto, MB; 2015 All Canada Classic, Winnipeg, MB
Winter Stuart Chutter’s excellent (?) adventure; Southwest Sheep Grazing Co-operative, Ltd., Tompkins, SK; Research roundup

 

2016 Spring Zillig Farm, Scotch Village, NS; Weathering the storm: climate smart sheep farming; Should I be feeding silage?
Summer Living the dream in Bentley, Alberta; The copper conundrum; Determining the carbon hoofprint of Canadian lamb
Fall Benacres Farms, Elginburg, ON; 2016 Classic; Sheep 101: An International Rural Exchange experience
Winter Les Bergeries Marovine et Highlanders, St-Charles-sur-Richelieu, QC; Coping with feed shortages; New indexes from Genovis

 

2017 Spring Brook Ridge Farm, Antigonish, NS; Don’t forget the water; The Canadian sheep industry needs a national organization
Summer Young Buck Farms, Peers, AB; Grazing corn; Selling lambs in Canada
Fall Blueshank Farms, Kensington, PEI; Comparing feed costs; Classification methods for Canadian lamb
Winter Sheep preserve historic ranges; Some basic rations; Research roundup

 

2018 Spring Silverbend Ranch, Miniota, MB; Vitamin supplementation of sheep; Fibresheds foster production of local textiles
Summer Les Fermes Solidar, Chicoutimi, QC; Lessons learned bale grazing in Ontario; Raising replacement ewe lambs
Fall Black Kreek Ranch, Lansdowne, ON; Portable electric netting; North American Lamb Company formed
Winter Dog Tale Ranch, Watrous, SK; Prevention and detection of pregnancy toxemia; Wool growers celebrate 100 years

 

2019 Spring

Lorea Tomsin, Sidney, BC; Spend small, gain big; Easy, portable mineral feeder

Summer

Brookwater Farms, Kensington, PEI; Ontario producers benefit from working together; Do good fences make good neighbours?

Fall

Woolley’s Lamb, Simcoe, Ontario; Nutrition and the immune system; 2019 All Canada Sheep Classic