Shoot a 30 second video of a day on your farm

Written by CSF Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Call for submissions!

Shoot a 30 second video of a day on your farm and submit it to CSF @cansheep.

Download the poster

Your view of the future of the Canadian sheep industry
 - responsible agriculture
 - women in agriculture
Why is sheep farming a good fit for you?
 - easy entry
 - low overhead costs
 - lifestyle
Women, here's your opportunity to share your sheep farming stories.
 - inspirations, support, perceptions, barriers, recognitions

Don't forget to tell us about what kind of sheep farm you have!
www.cansheep.ca 

Last day to submit...


2021 Grasslands Sheep Sale

Written by SSBA Wednesday, May 26, 2021

2021 Grasslands Sheep Exhibition Sale

July 21-24, 2021
DLMS Farm Gate Timed Auction - "Racehorse Style Finish"

Entry Forms and Fees will need to be submitted no later than June 15th, 2021 to: sksheepbreeders@gmail.com

A $20.00 non-refundable fee will be collected with entry. 
The entry fee will be deducted off of the 7% commission fee at the time of sale.
Terms, Conditions, Rules and Regulations will be posted on: www.sksheep.com
www.sasksheepbreeders.com
www.farmgatetimedauctions.ca

Posted in Shows and Sales

Wool Market Update Spring 2021

Written by CCWG Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Wool Market Update 

Spring 2021

The wool market continues to struggle in 2021 due to the ongoing effects of the global Covid pandemic. Fine wools have made better recovery progress but marketing broader wool types can be a challenge, particularly for grades containing high vegetable matter and with low yields or poor colour.  There is a surplus of unsold coarser wool types in every wool producing country in the world with a new clip coming to market.  This is mainly due to the China / USA trade conflict in 2019 and then followed by Covid-19 which has had a dramatic impact on wool demand from March 2020 onwards.  However, we are seeing some signs of improvement which is encouraging.

The entire global textile chain has been impacted for various reasons, some of which are as follows.

  1. Many mills have operated at significantly reduced capacity due to Covid and cancelled...
Posted in Company News

The first collection of 100% Canadian wool, handcrafted rugs: a collaboration between The Campaign for Wool, Sarah Richardson and Creative Matters Inc.

Written by CCWG Monday, February 1, 2021

The first collection of 100% Canadian wool, handcrafted rugs: 
​a collaboration between The Campaign for Wool, Sarah Richardson and Creative Matters Inc. 

Homegrown Canadian wool is transformed by Canadian interior design experts to unveil its natural beauty and potential.

 

TORONTO, December 7th -- In celebration of its 10-year global anniversary, The Campaign for Wool Canada has partnered with world-renowned interior design expert Sarah Richardson and custom handmade rug designers Creative Matters Inc., in creating the first collection of 100%, handcrafted, Canadian wool rugs. The collection is now...

Posted in Company News