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Improve your Sheep Nutrition Management Skills

Online Course

Cost: $85.00 plus HST

Improve nutrition management on your sheep farm by learning the fundamentals of nutrition. Use this knowledge to:

  • Optimize profitability
  • Boost animal health
  • Improve product (meat) quality

This course was developed for shepherds to improve their sheep farm operations.

Topics covered:

  • Feed types
  • Nutrients
  • Digestive Physiology
  • Nutrient Requirements
  • Ration Formulation
  • Feed Management

This online general interest course was developed by Dr. Paul Luimes, researcher at the University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus with support from Agriculture Canada, Agricultural Management Institute, and Ministry of Agriculture and Food and Ministry of Rural Affairs.

Computer requirements:

  • Cable/DSL broadband internet connection or equivalent
  • 2 GHz processor or faster
  • 1GB RAM or greater
  • 80 GB hard drive or larger
  • 1024x768 resolution monitor or greater and supporting video card
  • Sound card with speakers
  • Adobe® Reader 9.0 or later
  • Adobe Flash plug-in 10.0 or later

Register Online

If you do not have a high speed internet connection, you can order the course material on a DVD disc (plus shipping costs). Your computer must have a DVD-ROM drive. If you wish to order a DVD disc please call 519-674-1500 ext.63524 or fill out and mail the Sheep DVD Order Form.

Agricultural Management Institute

This project is funded in part through the Agricultural Management Institute (AMI). The AMI is part of the Best Practices Suite of programs for Growing Forward, a federal-provincial-territorial initiative.

Page reviewed 03/03/2017