2023 OSF AGM

Towards a Stronger Future - Forward Together! 

Don't miss the ultimate Ontario Sheep Convention and AGM, where sheep enthusiasts gather for an exciting program and network opportunities.

2023 Ontario Sheep Farmers Convention 
Annual General Meeting (AGM) 

October 26th and 27th, 2023

Location: Nottawasaga Inn Resort - 6015 Highway 89, Alliston, Ontario

Highlights of this year’s program include:

  • An overview of lamb competition both live and carcass data.
  • Presentation from the Centre for Meat Innovation and Technology Lab with several processors evaluating live lambs and their carcasses.
  • Lamb carcass competition. For more information see the link below.
  • Butcher demo focusing on maximizing retail cuts and optimizing consumer cuts.
  • Market panel discussion with buyers, processors, retailers, and direct-to-consumer producers discussing what their clients want in a lamb.
  • Concurrent sessions on the following: Can we increase demand for wool?, Tips to lower cost of production, Economy of scale strategies for smaller flocks and What is Maedi Visna costing you?
  •  Lamb banquet Thursday evening & OSF Annual General Meeting on Friday.
  • We look forward to seeing many of you in attendance.

There are two ways to register for the OSF Convention and AGM below.

(Only one option is required to register)  

1. Online Eventbrite Registration 

2. Manual Registration Form 


2023 OSF DRAFT Convention and Annual General Meeting Agenda

Lamb Carcass Competition

New for 2023 OSF Convention  

  • Open to all OSF members
  • Two target carcass weight ranges - 30 to 35 pounds and 42 to 46 pounds
  • Approximate live weight targets 68 to 75 pounds and 90 to 100 pounds
  • Lambs will be evaluated live and on a hanging carcass basis
  • Of lambs nominated, two per OSF district (one per weight class) will be drawn for the competition
  • All lambs will be processed at the new Centre for Meat Innovations and Technology, University of Guelph

Nominations close September 7th, 2023

OSF Lamb Competition Rules

OSF Lamb Competition Nomination Form


Awards and Scholarships

Applications are now open for the 2023 OSF Awards and Scholarships.

Visit the Awards and Scholarship page to see the list of awards/scholarships along with applications and nomination forms. 

*Applications are open until September 7th 2023. 


Coming Soon

Exhibitors and Sponsors at The Convention


(Click on the link or logo/image below to be directed to the company website)

BioFerScience Inc.

Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers

Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario

Partner Sponsor

Guardian Sponsor

Refreshment Break Sponsors

Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario

OSF Tradeshow and Sponsorship Registration

The Ontario Sheep Farmers Convention and Annual General Meeting has great opportunities for corporate sponsorship and connecting with Ontario sheep producers. For additional information click on the link below or
Contact Michael Richards at mrichards@ontariosheep.org or cell 905.745.4579.  

Sponsorship and Trade Show form click here

Hotel Accommodations

OSF secured a special guest room rate of $209 + HST per night.

For a reservation call the Group Booking Department at 800-669-5501 and mention Ontario Sheep Farmers.

A group of rooms have been set aside until September 11, 2023. After that rooms will depend on availability.

 Please continue to monitor this page; The Messenger or 
OSF Social Media (Facebook & Twitter) channels for updates.