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The Resource Storey's guide to raising sheep, Paula Simmons & Carol Ekarius

Storey's guide to raising sheep, Paula Simmons & Carol Ekarius

Label
Storey's guide to raising sheep
Title
Storey's guide to raising sheep
Statement of responsibility
Paula Simmons & Carol Ekarius
Creator
CowVvrkVDrY
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An introductory guide book to raising sheep for hobby, show, food, or sale, covering such topics as housing and equipment, biology and behavior, flock management, health, predators, herding dogs, and other related topics
Cataloging source
DLC
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Simmons, Paula
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ekarius, Carol
  • Simmons, Paula
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sheep
  • Moutons
Label
Storey's guide to raising sheep, Paula Simmons & Carol Ekarius
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Rev. ed. of: Raising sheep the modern way. Updated and rev. ed. c1989
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 354-355)
Contents
Starting with Sheep -- Some Background on Sheep -- Sheep Farming Today -- Behavior -- Breeds -- Buying Sheep -- Home at Last -- Breeding and Breeds -- Breeding and Genetics -- Genetic Diversity and Sheep Breeds -- Individual Breeds -- Pasture, Fences, and Facilities -- Pasture -- Facilities -- Herding Dogs -- Traits of Herding Dogs -- Breeds -- Selecting a Dog -- Training -- Dog Trials -- Predators and Protection -- Managing for Predators -- Guardian Animals -- Feeds and Feeding -- Digestion -- Nutrients -- Feeding Practices -- Types of Feed -- General Health Considerations -- Healthy Strategies -- Recognizing Sick Sheep -- Alternative Health Practices -- Natural Defenses -- Causes of Illness in Sheep -- Parasites -- Other Disorders of Sheep -- Drugs for Sheep -- Problems of Rams, Ewes, and Lambs -- Problems with Rams -- Disorders in Ewes -- Lamb Problems -- Flock Management -- Successful Breeding -- The Ram -- Ewes -- Lambing -- Preparation for Lambing -- The Lambing Process -- After Lambing -- Problems with Newborn Lambs -- Orphan Lambs -- Care of Baby Lambs -- Products and Marketing -- Merchandising to Reach Your Market -- Wool -- Meat and Milk -- Pelts -- The Live-Animal Business -- Odds and Ends -- Recipes -- Showing Sheep -- Kinds of Shows -- Show Classes -- Training Sheep -- Fitting -- Final Fitting -- Showring Strategies -- Lambing Calendar -- Feed Requirements for Sheep -- Composition of Common Feedstuffs
Control code
ocm44592685
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 389 p.
Isbn
9781580172622
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
00058804
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)44592685
Label
Storey's guide to raising sheep, Paula Simmons & Carol Ekarius
Publication
Note
Rev. ed. of: Raising sheep the modern way. Updated and rev. ed. c1989
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 354-355)
Contents
Starting with Sheep -- Some Background on Sheep -- Sheep Farming Today -- Behavior -- Breeds -- Buying Sheep -- Home at Last -- Breeding and Breeds -- Breeding and Genetics -- Genetic Diversity and Sheep Breeds -- Individual Breeds -- Pasture, Fences, and Facilities -- Pasture -- Facilities -- Herding Dogs -- Traits of Herding Dogs -- Breeds -- Selecting a Dog -- Training -- Dog Trials -- Predators and Protection -- Managing for Predators -- Guardian Animals -- Feeds and Feeding -- Digestion -- Nutrients -- Feeding Practices -- Types of Feed -- General Health Considerations -- Healthy Strategies -- Recognizing Sick Sheep -- Alternative Health Practices -- Natural Defenses -- Causes of Illness in Sheep -- Parasites -- Other Disorders of Sheep -- Drugs for Sheep -- Problems of Rams, Ewes, and Lambs -- Problems with Rams -- Disorders in Ewes -- Lamb Problems -- Flock Management -- Successful Breeding -- The Ram -- Ewes -- Lambing -- Preparation for Lambing -- The Lambing Process -- After Lambing -- Problems with Newborn Lambs -- Orphan Lambs -- Care of Baby Lambs -- Products and Marketing -- Merchandising to Reach Your Market -- Wool -- Meat and Milk -- Pelts -- The Live-Animal Business -- Odds and Ends -- Recipes -- Showing Sheep -- Kinds of Shows -- Show Classes -- Training Sheep -- Fitting -- Final Fitting -- Showring Strategies -- Lambing Calendar -- Feed Requirements for Sheep -- Composition of Common Feedstuffs
Control code
ocm44592685
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 389 p.
Isbn
9781580172622
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
00058804
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)44592685

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