Sheep Farm Videos
Welcome to several Ontario sheep farms. In these videos, you’ll see how families raise and care for their sheep.
Farm Food 360 Tour - Sheep
Welcome to Peter and Elly's sheep farm. In this 360® video, you’ll see how this Canadian family raises sheep on pasture, in the barn and during transport.
Livestock Guardian Dogs
This video covers why Canadian farmers raise their sheep in barns and outside.
Nutrition and Flock Management
This video looks at how farmers manage sheep health and ensure they receive the right nutrition.
This video shows how farmers shear their sheep, and why removing wool is important to sheep health and animal welfare.
Transportation of Sheep
This video shows how sheep are transported. Watch the video to see how farmers manage traceability with each animal, and what’s involved in transporting sheep.
Quick Canadian Sheep Facts
- Some shepherds prefer to keep their flock in the barn year round where nutrition, lighting and lambing can be closely monitored and to offer protection from predators. Others prefer to leave the sheep in the field all year. Even though sheep have wool, they still need barns or windbreaks for shelter.
- In Canada there are 1,042,500 sheep and lambs and 11,000 sheep farmers.
- Ontario has the most sheep out of the Canadian provinces with 321,000.
- Sheep normally have between one and three lambs per lambing, but can have up to five.