Improve your Sheep Nutrition Management Skills

Online Course

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This course was developed for shepherds to improve their sheep farm operations.

Improve nutrition management on your sheep farm by learning the fundamentals of nutrition. Use this knowledge to:

  • Optimize profitability
  • Boost animal health
  • Improve product (meat) quality

This online general interest course was developed by Dr. Paul Luimes, researcher at the University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus with support from Agriculture Canada, Agricultural Management Institute, and Ministry of Agriculture and Food and Rural Affairs.

Topics Covered

  • feed types
  • nutrients
  • digestive physiology
  • nutrient requirements
  • ration formulation
  • feed management


$96.05 (includes HST)

Computer Requirements

  • Cable/DSL broadband internet connection or equivalent
  • 2 GHz processor or faster
  • 1GB RAM or greater
  • 80 GB hard drive or larger
  • 1024x768 resolution monitor or greater and supporting video card
  • Sound card with speakers
  • Adobe® Reader 9.0 or later
  • Adobe Flash plug-in 10.0 or later

If you do not have a high speed internet connection, you can order the course material on a DVD disc (plus shipping costs). Your computer must have a DVD-ROM drive. If you wish to order a DVD disc please call 519-674-1500 ext.63524.


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Reviewed 10/02/2023