sheep flock

The Basics of Good Sheep Management review of content

The Basics of Good Sheep Management for the 12 months of sheep production is a 2 hour video covering such topics as: * Sheep selection * Breeds of sheep * Understanding sheep nutrition * Sheep / ewe breeding management including...

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Veterinary Considerations in your Sheep Flock

Through out the year, there are many veterinary operations that have to be considered in your sheep operation. These do vary according to your geographic locality. As I mention in our Sheep Management video, one of the most important issues...

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Lambing time in your Sheep flock

Lambing time can be an exciting and rewarding part of the shepherds year. Unfortunately, when things go wrong, it can be a frustrating and disappointing time. The success of any lambing season depends on the condition score of the ewes...

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Flushing and Condition Scoring your Sheep Flock

One of the early and important demonstrations in our sheep management video, The Basics of Good Sheep Management, is a demonstration on condition scoring individual sheep. Once you understand the scoring procedure, and the importance of using a grading system...

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Supplemental Feeds for Sheep Production

Grass, hay and grains, such as barley and oats, will give adequate nutrition for a sheep flock throughout much of the year. If your flock is more inclined to be a high producing flock, supplements such as fishmeal, canolameal, and...

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Sheep Production from my Experience

My own sheep flock began in 1978 when I bought a small flock of Cheviot / Finn cross ewes and also a small flock of Suffolks. Since that time, and following our move from Saskatchewan to Nova Scotia, our breeds...

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Starting a New Sheep Flock

A critical part of any new sheep operation is starting off with a healthy and productive flock. Buying your ewes from a local dealer will, almost for sure, head you into a major disaster, although probably the fastest way to...

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