Mission Statement

The mission of the California Sheep Commission is to create a positive and distinct awareness of California sheep, lamb and wool products and to enhance the economic well being of its producers through promotion, education, research, and protection of sheep.

Commission Objectives

Objective I – Increase demand and consumption of California lamb

Objective II – Increase demand for California sheep seed stock

Objective III - Promote the use of sheep as tools to be used to enhance the environment

Objective IV – Support access to existing and development of new pharmaceuticals

Objective V – Support techniques and disseminate information in the production of sheep

Objective VI – Improve reproductive efficiency and genetic base of the California sheep population

Objective VII – Development of positive nutritive facts about California lamb

Objective VIII – Support wool and meat by-product development

Objective IX – Develop educational materials