Storey’s Guide to Raising Sheep


Storey’s Guide to Raising Sheep, 5th Edition
by Paula Simmons , Carol Ekarius
368 pages
These guides give novice and experienced livestock farmers all they need to know to successfully keep and profit from animals.
Each book includes information on selection, housing, behaviour, space requirements, breeding and birthing techniques, feeding, health concerns, and remedies for illness. The authors were chosen not only for their expertise but for their ability to explain the ins and outs of animal husbandry in an inviting and accessible style. Whether readers are ready to start an entire herd or flock or are considering purchasing their first animal, Storey’s Guide to Raising books offer vital information and are an indispensable reference.
Breeding, Care, Facilities
Storey’s Guide to Raising Sheep is the best-selling, most trusted reference for farmers and backyard homesteaders with any size flock. The fifth edition is now updated with full-color illustrations and photographs throughout, including a gallery of the best breed choices for both meat and fiber. With their small size and gentle dispositions, sheep are one of the easier livestock species to raise and offer varied marketing opportunities, including meat, wool, and milk. Detailed instructions and graphics lead readers through every essential procedure, including shearing, building a lambing shed, breeding and lambing, butchering, and marketing.

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SKU: BKS0076Categories: Books