Alberta Lamb Producers

Alberta Lamb Producers is a dynamic partner in building a sustainable, thriving industry for sheep producers.

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April 2014

Is there anthelmintics resistance of sheep parasites in Alberta?

Looking for volunteer flocks for a University of Calgary study.

April 2014

Summer Farm Employment

Thinking of hiring summer help?  Now is the time to apply for the Summer Farm Employment Program.

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April 2014

Educational opportunity: Getting into Farmers' Markets workshop

Getting Into Farmers’ Markets workshop.  Two locations:  

  • Grande Prairie on April 9, 2014
  • Leduc on April 16, 2014

Visit explorelocal.ca local for more information.

March 2014

ALP's Meet the Board

You are invited to Grazing Lambs and Parasite Plans.  Saturday April 5th, 1 to 4 pm; Hampton Inn, 128 Leva Avenue, Red Deer.  

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March 2014

Growing Forward-2 Program Re-opened March 3

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February 2014

Alberta Breeder Finance Inc - Program Information for Sheep Producers

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February 2014

Food Safety Systems:  Producer grants available April 1, 2014

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February 2014

Free lamb death investigation study

Producers have a great opportunity in Alberta to participate in the second year of the Small Ruminant Abortion, Stillbirth and Perinatal Mortality Project, provided by Alberta Agriculture. If you are lambing and have had unexplained neonatal deaths, consider participating in this study. 

For full details and contact information see the full news release.

January 2014

ALP January N'ewesletter now available

In this issue of the N'ewesletter:

  • Meet the 2013-14 ALP Board
  • Top Twenty Flock Nutrition Tips

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December 2013

New Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Sheep Released

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December 2013

Shearwell CSIP tag price increase

Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers had managed to hold the Shearwell CSIP SET tag retail price at $1.65 since 2011, however the strong British pound has forced a tag price increase.  

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December 2013

New Shearwell ASET Tags and Tag Applicators

Based on producer feedback, some small improvements have been made to the new batch of Shearwell CSIP tags.  The same applicator will be used with a new insert to the jaw. The new black insert and instructions will be supplied free of charge when the new ASET tags are purchased.

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Notices

To order CSIP tags call Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers 1-800-567-3693

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From January 1st, 2010, you will need to provide your PID when ordering tags from CCWG. Make sure you have your PID ready for ordering tags and completing manifests.
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