2021 Information Resources for Sheep Producers

Making decisions right now can be challenging. Below are resources that may be useful for making an informed decision.

Lamb Marketing | Feeding and Nutrition | Culling | Deadstock Disposal Methods | Mental Health Support | Tools for Assessing Your Farm Finances | Workplace Guidance

Funding, Prevention, Control and Best Practices Information

Workplace Guidance

Mental Health Support

OMAFRA recognizes that farmers are under a lot of stress. If you are struggling, reach out to a friend, family or other emotional support.

Production Information

Lamb Marketing

Feeding and Nutrition


Don't carry unproductive animals. Before shipping always consider the health of the animal. Consult with your transporter and buyer before shipping as markets may change quickly.

Deadstock Disposal Methods

Tools for Assessing Your Farm Finances

  • Provincial and Federal COVID-19 Financial Supports for Farmers. This infosheet provides a summary of information and links to provincial and federal financial support information. The information is current as of the publication date but subject to frequent changes. Always check the program website for the most current details.
  • Financial Programs Summary Ontario Federation of Agriculture
  • Cash Flow Planning - Use this template to undertake cash flow planning and calculate key ratios.
  • Analyzing and Managing Your Cash Flow
  • Farm Business Decision Calculators Online programs for evaluating the profitability of your livestock production practice
  • Managing Commodity Price Risk provides a basic overview of the commodity price risk management tools and terminology.
  • Special Provision - Financial Difficulties
    Under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, Ontario producers who are experiencing financial difficulty may qualify to access advisory services to complete a Farm Financial Assessment at no cost. The Farm Financial Assessment provides a review of the farm business' past financial performance, provides an analysis of the current business climate, develops objectives and identifies options to meet profitability and sustainability goals. For more information, contact the Agricultural Information Contact Centre at 1-877-424-1300 or ag.info.omafra@ontario.ca.



For more information:
Toll Free: 1-877-424-1300
E-mail: ag.info.omafra@ontario.ca