Industry Fact Sheets

The Virtual Tool Box is a virtually based ‘tool box’ to assist new entrants to the Canadian sheep industry. It’s full of information producers need to know in relation to running a business and managing production. Existing producers may also find it a helpful resource as they evolve and expand their operations. Simply click on an item in the following list to download a PDF of that section.

1. Table of Contents
2. Business
3. Housing
4. Handling
5. Flock Health
6. Nutrition
7. Grazing
8. Predation
9. Breeding
10. Wool

A special thanks to those who helped in the development of the Virtual Tool Box, including Alberta Lamb Producers, Ontario Sheep Marketing Agency, Saskatchewan Sheep Development Board, Dr. Paula Menzies, Jennifer Woods and Mopani Communications Inc. An extra thank you to Dr. Paula Menzies and Jennifer Woods for use of their photos and illustrations.

Alberta Lamb Producers C. Ovis Factsheet [PDF]

Contact SPANS

60 Research Dr
Perennia Innovation Park
Bible Hill, NS
B6L 2R2
Phone: 902-893-7455
Fax: 902-893-7063