Introduction to Small Ruminant Production


Getting started in small ruminant production

To help facilitate education and knowledge transfer, Ontario Sheep Farmers (OSF) and the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) offers Introduction to Small Ruminant Production Courses. Each course covers both sheep (meat, fibre, and dairy) and goat (meat, fibre, and dairy) species, providing an overview of each of the sectors and introductory concepts. These courses are designed for individuals who are thinking about starting a sheep and/or goat farm.

Each course is a full-day workshop, and the registration fee includes a light lunch, all course materials, and farm tour(s). 

Registration is limited to 20 participants.

Date and Locations:

  • Friday, October 11th - Guelph, ON 

Registration Forms:

- Registration form in fillable PDF click here 

or contact the OSF office at 519.836.0043 / email

Note: Last-minute cancellations do not receive an refund for the course