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Starting with Sheep

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Starting with Sheep

Starting with Sheep

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Written for those new to sheep, this gives clear guidance as to what is involved, what initial decisions need to be made, and how much land and equipment are needed.

It describes the tasks involved in sheep husbandry, with advice on when and how to carry out the tasks.

Suggestions are made as to how difficulties can be avoided by working with the natural instincts of sheep.

The author is Secretary of the British Icelandic Sheep Breeders' Group and an experienced sheep farmer.

List of Contents
Preface
Introduction
Sheep-keeping systems
Breeds
Grazing, housing, equipment and handling
Husbandry tasks
Common infections and parasites
Feeding
Weaning, tupping, early and mid-pregnancy
Late pregnancy and lambing
Lamb care from birth to marketing
Problems at lambing
Wool
Agricultural and sheep shows
Regulations
References and further information
Glossary
Index


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