2020 Research Poster Competition

Ontario Sheep Farmers is hosting a poster session at the 2020 Sheep Convention.

Note: Researchers doing research that is not directly sheep focused but is applicable and easily transferrable to the sheep industry are encouraged to submit a poster.

The deadline has closed for the 2020 Research Poster Competition.


Poster abstract with a maximum of 250 words should be emailed to:


Deadline: September 14th, 2020

An email will be sent out on or before October 9th, 2020 confirming acceptance.


Posters should address any of the following topics related to animal agriculture:

  1. Animal Health (incl. offspring survivability)
  2. Nutrition
  3. Marketing, Product Quality & Economics
  4. Genetics, Reproduction & production systems
  5. Environment
  6. Animal Welfare


The poster should be brief, well organized and easy to read from 4 to 6 feet away

3’tall x4’wide (90 x 120 cm) poster panels will be available

Set up and Removal:

Set up: Evening of October 21st or by 8 a.m. on October 22nd

Removal: After 2 p.m. October 23rd  

What else?

  • Convention attendees will be voting on their favourite research project and cash prizes will be given for the top 3 posters
  • Be prepared to give a 2 minute overview of your project

Any more questions?

Please contact Jennifer MacTavish, General Manager, Ontario Sheep Marketing Agency at:

jmactavish@ontariosheep.org or 519.836.0043 ext. 323