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Per the Canadian Codes of Practice for Sheep "All stockpeople must be competent in sheep handling techniques and have an understanding of sheep behaviour……” What does it mean to be competent in sheep handling and how do you insure you truly have an clear understanding of sheep behaviour? In this webinar we will review the Code requirements in regards to sheep handling and provide you with insight into sheep behaviour and handling techniques to insure you meeting the Codes.
Jennifer Woods, is a livestock handling specialist based out of Blackie, Alberta. Jennifer obtained her undergrad degree in Animal Science at Colorado State University and her Master’s degree in Veterinary Preventative Medicine from Iowa State University. Jennifer has over 25 years’ experience in the livestock industry and has worked as a consultant to the industry since 1998. Her areas of expertise include euthanasia, animal handling and behavior, animal welfare auditing and assessing (slaughter, farm, feedlot and transportation), livestock emergency response, transportation, and facility design. Jennifer’s work has taken her all over North America, across Europe and down to Australia.