2018 Ontario Sheep Convention

The 2018 Ontario Sheep Convention was held on November 1 and 2, 2018 at the Nottawasaga Inn Resort in Alliston.

2018 Research Poster Competition Results

First Place:  Determining the Ideal Forage: Concentrate Ratio for Feedlot Lambs

Second Place:  Bigger May Not Always Be Better: Optimizing Genetic Gain for Carcass Yield and Quality 

Third Place:  Identifying genetic resistance to Haemonchus contortus in Ontario grazing sheep

VIEW ALL OF THE ABSTRACTS SUBMITTED TO THE COMPETITION

Scholarship Award 

This year’s undergraduate scholarship is Allison Brown from Woodville. Brown is currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Agriculture program at the University of Guelph, majoring in Animal Science and is involved in a number of activities and clubs on campus, including the Ontario Agricultural College’s Sheep and Goat Club. As the recipient of the 2018 undergraduate scholarship, Brown received $500.

Click here to read the essay that Allison submitted as a part of her scholarship application. 

With Thanks to the 2018 Ontario Sheep Convention Sponsors

Gold

  • Grober Nutrition
  • Shearwell Data
  • SIGA
  • White Valley
  • Zoetis

Silver

  • Floradale Feed Mill
  • Mapleview Agri
  • Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA)

Bronze

  • Metzger Vet / Chesley Vet

With Thanks to the 2018 Ontario Sheep Convention Trade Show Exhibitors

  • Agri Food Management Institute
  • AgSights
  • Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers
  • EweManage
  • Farm Business Consultants
  • Farmers Farmacy
  • Floradale Feed Mill
  • GenOvis
  • Grober Nutrition
  • Heartland Farm Mutual
  • Jaylor
  • Kane Vet Supplies
  • Mapleseed
  • Mapleview Agri
  • Multi Shelter Solutions
  • North Wellington Co-op
  • Ontario Federation of Agriculture
  • OMAFRA
  • Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association
  • PMT Inc.
  • Quality Seeds
  • Shearwell Data Ltd.
  • SIGA Software
  • Tru-test
  • UKAL
  • Wallenstein Feed and Supply
  • Wool Map
  • OSF Wool Committee
  • Zoetis Canada Inc.