PAST EVENTS

 

2016

 

Show and Sale

August 19&20 2016 - Click on the link to view the 2016 CatalogueThis year the MSA Annual Show and Sale was held in Portage La Prairie August 19th &20th. This year the MSA AGM was held in conjunction with the Show and Sale on Friday August 19th.

 

Sheep Farm Tour Workshops 2016

October 26, 2016 Intensive Sheep Production

Workshop participants toured Canada Sheep & Lamb's facilities in Lundar, Manitoba, an operation of 17,000 ewes. They saw and learned more about the operation's year round lambing facilities, lamb pens with automated feeding of lambs, TMR system, exclusive ram pens, low stress handling, and the marketing program.

November 10, 2016 Intensive Managment System

Workshop participants toured Albert Giesbrecht's farm near Altona, Manitoba where he drylots 285 ewes and follows the Pipestone System. They learned about the Pipestone sheep production system, high production levels, dry lot and low cost feeding, early weaning program, and toured the winter lambing facilities.

 

Manitoba Sheep Symposium 2016

November 19, 2016 in Portage La Prairie

Agenda included sessions on:

1. Trace Mineral Nutrition by Dale Engstrom, M.Sc.P.Ag. Ruminant Nutritionist & Consultant

2. Sheep Parasite Situation in Manitoba by Mamoon Rashid, MAFRD

3. Parasites--Common Mistakes by Dr. Neil Versavel, MB Private Veternarian and Sheep Producer

4. MSA: General Meeting & Update

5. Production Limiting Diseases by Dr Neil Versavel, MB Private Veternarian and Sheep Producer

6. Feeding Systems that Work by Dale Engstrom, M.Sc.P.Ag. Ruminant Nutritionist & Consultant

7. Panel Discussion

 

PROCEEDINGS

 

2016 Resolutions

 

April 12, 2016- 2016 AGM Minutes

 

Sarto Sheep Farm Presentation:
An overview of Sarto Sheep Farm’s Management

To learn more about Sarto Sheep Farm- find them on Facebook
or go to their site - www.sartosheep.com

Dale Engstrom Presentations:
Feeding Ewes
Tools to be a Better Feeder