Sheep Canada – Summer 2018

Sheep Canada – Summer 2018 Table of Contents
4: Greetings from Deerville
11: Tales from the creek: Bale grazing in Ontario
17: Feed for profit: Raising replacement ewe lambs
19: Living on the edge
21: Traceability regulations right around the corner
25: Lesson learned
28: CSF welcomes affiliate members
29: Anticipate, predict and plan with Simulovins
33: Is genetic improvement profitable?
35: Buyers’ Guide Directory

Sheep Canada – Spring 2018

Sheep Canada – Spring 2018 Table of Contents
4: Greetings from Deerville
11: Feed for profit: Vitamin supplementation of sheep
17: Tales from the creek: Going for green
21: Fibresheds foster production of local textiles
25: Getting off the farm: A day well spent
27: Genetic evaluations for dairy sheep
29: CSF affiliate and associate memberships now available
31: Life with sheep
35: Buyers’ Guide Directory

Sheep Canada – Winter 2017

Sheep Canada – Winter 2017 Table of Contents
4: Greetings from Deerville
11: Good-bye, pink metal tags!
13: Feed for profit: Basic rations
15: New GM at Canadian Sheep Breeders’ Association
16: Analysing big bale silage
18: Another anniversary for NorthumberLamb
19: Buyer’s Guide directory
23: Dam nutrition affects milk production of female offspring
24: Government of Canada invests in livestock industries
26: 2017 Sheep Value Chain Roundtable meeting
29: Research roundup

Sheep Canada – Fall 2017

Sheep Canada Fall 2017 Table of Contents
4: Greetings from Deerville
13: Feed for profit: Comparing feed costs
17: Classification methods for Canadian lamb
21: Genetic improvement: Better tools get results
25: 2017 All Canada Classic, Red Deer, Alberta
29: Matching the weight of the dam to the target market weight
31: Canadian Sheep Federation news
33: Fighting the creepies with the crawlies
35: Buyer’s Guide directory
Links in this issue:

Sheep Canada – Summer 2017

Table of Contents
4: Greetings from Deerville
5: Producer profile: Young Buck Farms, Peers, Alberta
15: Brexit could bust British producers
17: Feed for profit: Grazing corn
20: Canadian Katahdin Sheep Association and CSBA join up
21: GenOvis: New program brings new questions
28: CCWG now open for business in a new facility
29: Selling lambs in Canada
34: New alfalfa variety offers farmers a tougher forage
35: Buyer’s Guide
Links in this issue:
Links from article on Grazing Corn
Links from article on Marketing Lamb in Canada

Sheep Canada – Spring 2017

Table of Contents
4: Greetings from Deerville
5: The Canadian sheep industry needs a national organization
9: Producer Profile: Brook Ridge Farm, Antigonish, NS
16: Feed for profit: Don’t forget the water
19: Buyers’ Guide
23: Combination dewormers: the time is now
29: Lamb survival: Keeping your lambs alive with flag tape
32: Summer herding: part two
35: Thinking about grazing corn?
37: Sheep breeds Word Find puzzle
38: Canadian sheep industry representatives invited to Mexico 
 Links in this issue:
Water Quality Analysis and Interpretation for Livestock

Snow a viable water source if sheep are monitored.

More pasture options through corn grazing

Sheep Canada – Winter 2016

Table of Contents
11: Feed for profit: Coping with feed shortages
13: Elanco Announces Launch of Flukiver™
14: 2015 Wool Certificate of Merit recipients
15: One Welfare: The next step in animal welfare
19: Buyers’ Guide
23: Research roundup
28: Canada invests to eradicate scrapie in sheep and goats
29: Producer profile: Les Bergeries Marovine et Highlanders,
Saint-Charles-sur-Richelieu, QC

Sheep Canada – Fall 2016

Sheep Canada: Fall 2016 Table of Contents
4: Greetings from Deerville
5: Sheep 101: An International Rural Exchange experience
9: 2016 All Canada Classic, Richmond, Quebec
13: Peace River conference focuses on health
15: Report from the 2016 Grasslands Sheep Exhibition
19: Buyers’ Guide
22: CSF News
24: Hope for Canadian breeding stock exports to the US?
25: Feed for profit: Condition scoring and the effect of flushing
27: Research roundup
29: Producer profile: Benacres Farms, Elginburg, Ontario
 

What’s the Score: Body Condition Scoring Guide (Alberta)

Flushing The Ewe Flock: Is It Beneficial? (Ontario)

Information on new rules for importing sheep from Canada to the US.

Sheep Canada – Summer 2016

 

Sheep Canada: Summer 2016 Table of Contents
4: Greetings from Deerville
5: Producer profile: Living the dream in Rimbey, Alberta
16: Happenings
17: Should we vaccinate newborn lambs for enterotoxemia?
19 Buyers’ Guide
22: GenOvis improvements for 2016
26: Determining the carbon hoofprint of Canadian lamb
29: The copper conundrum
31: When should lambs be weaned?
33: Tips on parasite management
35: Symbiotic grazing of sheep and cattle
27: SunGold launches Lamb Tonight
 

Online tools to calculate carbon hoofprints

References for carbon hoofprint article

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