Alberta Lamb Producers

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

Latest News

October 2014

It'sThat Time of Year Again!

ALP is gearing up for our Fall Round-up Zone Meetings. ALP is your organization and the fall meetings are your opportunity to 'Connect - Communicate - Participate - Represent'. Learn about ALP activities and listen to guest speaker presentations on topics such as predation, parasite control, nutrition and animal handling.

See details for the meeting in your zone

September 2014

Lakeland College 2014-15 online courses – November 2014 to March 2015

See details

September 2014

Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development is holding a ‘Getting into Farming Information Session for the Aspiring Farmer’

on October 30, 2014, at the Airdrie Agriculture Centre.

See details

September 2014

Sheep and Goat Grazing Symposium

West Central Forage Association, a grassroots, producer-driven, research and extension organization out of Evansburg is putting on a two day Sheep and Goat Grazing Symposium on October 15 and 16, 2014, in Thorsby, Alberta. 

See details
View the list of speakers

September 2014

The new ALP module - 'Marketing Your Lambs" - is now available!

An informed and discerning marketing strategy will help you build a successful business.  This module guides you through the advantages and challenges associated with marketing options specific to the lamb industry in Alberta.

View or download  ‘Marketing Your Lambs

September 2014

Northlands bursary available

Applications are now being accepted for the Northlands and Sheep Producers of North Central Alberta Educational Foundation Bursary

See bursary details

August 2014

Canadian Sheep Federation - From the Flock

The July issue of From the Flock is available at under What's New.  Alberta is the feature province in this issue along with reports on the All Canada Sheep Classic, the Campaign for Wool and updates on CSF activities on Scrapie and CSIP.

August 2014

Canadian Sheep Federation’s Annual General Meeting

November 18th and 19th in Airdrie, Alberta

The CSF is pleased to be partnering with Alberta Lamb Producers and Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development in offering a producer session featuring international speakers. All are welcome to attend AGM activities on Wednesday, November 19th. 

Look for more details in the September issue of From the Flock or contact Canadian Sheep Federation.

August 2014

Meet the Board in Leduc - September 6, 2014

‘Maximize Your Marketing’ – All Alberta producers are invited to learn more about how to maximize returns by delivering what your buyer and consumers want through presentations and discussions with Warren Moore (lamb buyer), Roger Albers (lamb feedlot operator and buyer), Dwayne Beaton (CEO SunGold Specialty Meats), and Tony Legault (direct marketer).

See Details

July 2014

Prairie All Breeds Ram Sale

Showcasing many breeds of rams in one location.

Saturday, September 6, 2014 @ 1:00 Johnstone Auction Mart Ltd., Moose Jaw, SK.
Entries close August 1, 2014.

See sale details and entry form

July 2014

Grazing opportunity south-east of Lacombe

See details

June 2014

Say "YES" to stay connected with Alberta Lamb Producers

The new Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation came into effect on July 1, 2014, requiring ALP have a record of consent for all individuals included in the N'ewesline and Marketline email lists.  If you have stopped receiving these communications or would like to sign-up for the first time, follow the links and complete the forms.


Deadline for the Predation Survey extended until July 15

Send in your survey. Help make predation control a priority.

June 2014

June N’ewesletter is now available

In this issue:

  • CSIP program reminders
  • GF2 producer grants
  • Predation survey

Read more

June 2014

AARD Launches Call of the Land Mobile Application

Call of the Land is now available as an app for Android and iPhone users.

Learn more

May 2014

Growing Forward 2 Livestock Welfare Program now open to Sheep Producers

See details on eligible activities and how to apply

May 2014

Message from Canadian Co-operative Woolgrowers re Shearwell CSIP tags

Unfortunately we have to advise that another price increase will be necessary effective immediately for the Shearwell CSIP ASET tags, due entirely to the currency exchange rate.


More News


What's New at ALP

  • NEW! Election in Zone 4! Complete the Nomination Form and return to the ALP office by November 1, to nominate your candidate for the November 8th meeting.
  • NEW! ALP is inviting applications for the position of Executive Director based in Airdrie. View Position Description
  • Canadian Sheep Code of Practice available
  • ALP Board 2013-14
  • Advertise in N’ewesletter and on this website!
    • Free classifieds for AB producers
    • Affordable display rates
    • Targeted marketing

    Check out the details on the Advertising page of this website. 


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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