Modern Shepherd Being Offered

Back by popular demand, with updates and new materials, The Modern Shepherd is a four-module production course that provides you, the new entrant or veteran producer with up to date information to succeed in the Atlantic Sheep industry. The individual modules, aligned with a typical production year, provide a combination of in-class sessions with hands-on practical activities so you can gain an understanding of all aspects of raising sheep- from choosing sheep, breeding, lambing and marketing.

Module 1: Getting Started – Husbandry, Handling, Products and Markets [new window]
Course Dates: October 16-17, 2015
Registration Deadline: September 28, 2015

Module 2: Nutrition and Breeding [new window]
Course Dates: November 13-14, 2015
Registration Deadline: October 26, 2015

Module 3: Health [new window]
Course Dates: May 13-14, 2016
Registration Deadline: April 25, 2016

Module 4: Pastures, Predators and Price – the Real Cost of Raising Sheep [new window]
Course Dates: June 3-4, 2016
Registration Deadline: May 26, 2016

For more information, please visit the Dalhousie Extended Learning Website [new window]

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