2012 Annual General Meeting
The PSBANS Annual General Meeting will be held Saturday Nov. 24 at 10:30 am. The meeting will be held in the Ruminant Animal Center (RAC), Dalhousie Agricultural Campus, Truro, N.S.
Snow date: Sat. Dec. 1st , 10:30 at Ruminant Animal Center, Dalhousie Agricultural Campus, Truro, N.S.
For more information please contact:
Andrew Hebda (PSBANS president): 369-2969
Rosemary Wort (PSBANS Secretary): 671-2410
2012 Fall Sale – Summary and Statistics
2012 Annual Fall Sheep Sale: Sale results
2012 Annual Fall Sheep Sale: Stats 2012
Fleece Competition at the 2012 NSPE
The 5th Annual Fleece Competition will be held at the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition August 21-25
For more information, and entry forms: FLEECE Comp 2012
2012 Atlantic Sheep Sale
32nd Annual Atlantic Sheep Sale
Saturday, September 1st 2012, beginning at 11am at the Provincial Exhibition Grounds in Truro, Nova Scotia.
Animals will be on view from 7pm, Friday, August 31 2012.
GENERAL SALE INFORMATION: Purebred Sheep Breeders fall sale 2012
SALE RULES: 2012 SALE RULES
Purebred Ewe Entry Form: Reg ewe application
Purebred Ram Entry Form: reg ram application
Commercial Ewe Entry Form: commercial ewe application
CBC News on All Canada Classic
You can view Sheep show kicks off in Truro by clicking here.
All Canada Classic Final Schedule
Below is the final schedule for the 2012 All Canada Sheep Classic. You can also download a printable PDF copy by using the link on the right hand side of the website.
Tuesday, June 12
- 9:00 am Set up penning and barn
Wednesday, June 13
- 9:00am Set up penning and barn
Barn is open for early arrivals
Thursday, June 14
- 9:00am Barn is open to accept arrivals
Barn is open to set up booths
- 12:00pm Fleece entries to be in place at AgriDome
- 1:00pm Vet checks and culling committee begins**
- 5:00pm All animals must be in the barn
- 7:00pm Vet checks & culling committee finishes
- 7:30pm Shepherd’s Social (featuring NS Wine & Cheese)
Friday, June 15
- 7:00am Barn open
- 9:00am Trade Show opens
- 9:45am Opening Ceremonies
- 10:00am All Canada Classic Sheep Show begins
- 1:00pm Judging of the Fleece Competition
- 7:00pm Banquet (featuring NS lamb & salmon)
Saturday, June 16
- 7:00am Barn opens
- 9:00am Trade Show opens
- 9:00am Silent Auction on fleece competition entries begins
- 10:00am All Canada Classic Sheep Sale begins
- 3:00pm Silent Auction of Fleeces closes
- Release of sheep will begin after completion ofSale
Please Note: ** All exhibitors must be present at time of examination of their animals
If necessary, animals can remain in barn until 10am Sunday, June 17
Hay and straw will be available for purchase on site
For more information contact:
Andrew Hebda (PSBANS) Rhonda McCarron (PSBANS)
1-902- 369-2969 1-902-863-6087
SPANS Annual General Meeting
Saturday January 21, 2012 at the Windsor Community Centre, Starting at 10:00 am. A $10.00 fee will be charged to cover the cost of lunch and refreshments..
PSBANS Annual General Meeting
When: Saturday November 26, 2011 at 10:30am
Where: Ruminant Animal Center, NSAC, Truro
For more information please contact Rosemary Wort at (902) 671-2410 or firstname.lastname@example.org
PSBANS Sale Stats ’11
The sale stats for 2011 are in!
PSBANS Sale Stats 2011 (PDF)
NS Sheep Breeders’ Directory Form
PSBANS intends to publish a new issue of its popular Breeders’ Directory in 2012. It will be a small booklet, 8½” x 5” printed in black & white, with color cover. The directory will feature purebred breeders, commercial sheep producers and local sheep related businesses and organizations.
DEADLINE for Submissions: January 31, 2012
PSBANS 2012 Directory Application Form (PDF)
For more information and or to submit this form with payment and advertising materials please contact:
Sheep and Beef Research Field Day
Nappan Experimental Farm, Nappan, N.S.
October 22, 2011
Outline of Agenda:
9:30 Registration and Coffee
10:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks by Chair: Jonathan Wort, AgraPoint
10:10 Review of Pasture Species Selection and Management: Bill Thomas, AgraPoint.
10:30 Significance of Pasture to Sheep and Beef Production: Les Halliday, PEI Dept. of Agriculture
10:50 Questions for Bill and Les
Update on Research Projects at Nappan:
11:00 Lamb performance and carcass composition on diverse pasture types and oil supplements: Kathleen Glover, NSAC
11:20 Lamb reproductive performance on diverse pasture types and oil supplements: Dave Barrett, NSAC
11:40 Finishing Beef Cattle on Different Pasture Types and Effect of Forage Mixtures on Cattle Performance: John Dynesiveld, AAFC
12:00 Lunch ($10.00)
1:00 Field Tour of Sheep and Beef Research Projects
2:00 Casual Conversation with Participants.
There is a $10 fee for lunch. To facilitate planning, people interested in attending are encouraged to call AgraPoint at 1-877-710-5210 (toll-free) by October 15, 2011.
2011 NS Provincial Exhibition Sheep Show Results
Below are the results from the 2011 Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Sheep Show held in Truro Nova Scotia.
2011 Atlantic Sheep Sale
The 31st Annual Atlantic Sheep Sale will be held on Saturday, September 3rd 2011, beginning at 11am at the Provincial Exhibition Grounds in Truro, Nova Scotia.
Animals will be on view from 7pm, Friday, September 2nd 2011.
You can view the catalogue, including agenda, consignors and sale entries by downloading the 14 page guide below:
Please note that this is a download friendly version of the catalogue (only 154 KB) for those of you on slower internet connections.
Fleece and Wool Competition 2011
Please see the below forms (in either Microsoft Word or ADobe PDF) for the rules and entry form for the 2011 Fleece and Wool Competition at the 2011 NSPE from August 23rd – 27th.
For more information please contact: G. Jones: email@example.com or telephone (902)369-2969
Atlantic Sheep Sale
Here you will find the information, rules and application forms for the Atlantic Sheep Sale to be held Sept 3/11 in Truro.
Please read all the information as there have ben some changes made this year. I ask that you pay close attention to the attachment titled strike it contains important information about returning your entry forms. If you know of someone who usually enteries and they do not have email could you please pass the information along to them.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me.