Keeping Sheep for Beginners

If you have been dreaming about starting a sheep flock this course is for you! Over 3 weekends, we will provide you with a talented team of instructors who will help you gain the knowledge and information you need to begin your journey raising sheep.

You will learn about:
• Different breeds and products
• How to feed and house sheep
• Dealing with predators
• Breeding and health basics
• Preparing for your first lambing
• Cost of Production and what that means
• Biosecurity and record keeping

At the end of the course, you will gain enough information to know what it takes to raise sheep successfully. Course details:

October 22-23, 2016 Start-up Basics
January 14-15, 2017 Introduction to Feeding and Breeding
May 13-14, 2017 Pastures, Predators, and Flock Maintenance

For more information, please visit the Dalhousie Faculty of Agriculture Website

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