Parker Stock Farm is a central Alberta producer of Suffolk Rams and Ewes. The breeding program at Parker Stock Farm selects for maternal and terminal sire performance traits, breed character, structural soundness and carcass quality.
A GenOvis participant since 2006, Parker Stock Farm effectively uses genetic analysis to implement advanced breeding selection strategies. Health management strategies have been developed to strategically manage disease risk and maintain a high level of overall flock health.
Parker Stock Farm is a family operation that strives for excellence through integrity, family values, and sound production practices. Please feel free to browse our site and contact us for more information regarding what Parker genetics has to offer.
A GenOvis Participant since 2006
"Building on Measured Performance"
Health Canada regulatory changes to strengthen the oversight of veterinary drugs including antimicrobials started in November 2017 and will extend through 2019. As of Dec. 1, 2018, a prescription will be required for all medically important antimicrobials (MIAs), including those administered in feed and water.
Kathy and Glen Parker
Parker Stock Farm is a member of the University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Distributed Learning Community.
We welcome students who are interested in developing their skills in sheep health and management. This includes students from WCVM in Saskatoon, OVCM in Guelph, AVC in Charlottetown, McGill University, Lakeland College in Fairview and Olds College.
Dr Kathy Parker was the awarded the 2018 Merck Veterinary Award in a ceremony in Vancouver on July 5th. Established in 1985, and sponsored by Merck Animal Health, this award is presented to a CVMA member whose work in food animal production practice, clinical research, or basic sciences is judged to have contributed significantly to the advancement of food animal medicine and surgery, including herd health management.
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