may download all the forms from this site to see what is required.
To qualify for official status with the Ontario Sheep Health program,
you need to do the following annually:
and print all the forms (pdf) from all the pages within this
the Instructions as per "Instructions_OSHP.pdf"
form. A Checklist of all required forms and which copies
are to be sent to OSMA and which are to be retained by the producer
and vet is included in "Checklist_OSHP.pdf".
your flock veterinarian to schedule a visit of approximately
2 hrs duration.
TO THE VISIT - FOR FIRST TIME APPLICANTS:
a minimum - fill out the required goals section of the "FP_Calc&Goals_OSHP.pdf"
form. You are encouraged to also calculate productivity but
it is not mandatory the first year. One copy is retained by
you, one by your vet and one signed copy is sent to OSMA (mandatory).
TO THE VISIT - FOR THOSE PREVIOUSLY IN THE PROGRAM:
a minimum - fill out the required productivity calculations
and goal setting section (indicated with an "R") of
form. Use the "FP_Data_OSHP.pdf"
to make it easier to enter the information. Or if you wish,
use the MS Excel spreadsheet "OSHP_productivity_calculation.xls".
You are encouraged to complete sections marked "O"
(optional) as well as the forms divided by breeding group, if
you have more than one breeding group on your farm.
THE FLOCK VISIT - WITH YOUR FLOCK VETERINARIAN:
HEALTH MANAGEMENT SECTION:
through the Flock Health Management assessment form (Flock_Health_Assessment_OSHP.pdf)
and identify those areas that require improvement and set a
strategy with your vet to achieve improvement. Keep a copy for
yourself and one for your veterinarian. Have your vet complete
the Flock Health Summary report (Flock_Health_Summary_Report_OSHP.pdf).
One copy is kept by you for your records, one copy to your vet
and one signed copy is sent to the Ontario Sheep Marketing Agency
through the Biosecurity assessment form (Biosecurity_Assessment_OSHP.pdf)
with your vet and discuss how to change your management to lower
the risk of introduction of disease and disease transmission
within your farm. Have your vet complete the Biosecurity Status
One copy is retained by you, one by your vet and one signed
copy is sent to the Ontario Sheep Marketing Agency (mandatory).
either the FP_Prod&Calc form or the Excel version, discuss
with your vet how to reach the goals that you have set. This
discussion may also be part of the flock health management section.
One copy of either the form or the spreadsheet to be retained
by you, one to your vet and one signed copy to the Ontario Sheep
Marketing Agency (mandatory).
the end of the visit, the veterinarian completes the summary
Again, you retain a copy as does your vet and one signed copy
(along with a signed copy each of the FP-Calc&Goals, Flock
Health Summary Report and Biosecurity Summary Report) and is
sent to to the Ontario Sheep Marketing Agency (mandatory).
OF COMPLETED FORMS
All forms are to be mailed to:
Ontario Sheep Health Program
C/O The Ontario Sheep Marketing Agency
130 Malcolm Rd., Guelph, ON N1K 1B1
Telephone: (519) 836-0043
Fax : (519) 836-2531