Hobby Farm Series - Sheep Book
This book offers both neophyte and seasoned sheep keepers a wealth of information for healthy, thriving flocks. Readers get advice straight from the farm--together with detailed charts, a comprehensive glossary, tips from hobby shepherds, and fun sheep trivia. Whether they are being kept as pets or a business venture, sheep are winning additions to any small-scale farm!
- Choose the right breed for your needs
- Construct housing and predator-proof fencing
- Keep flocks healthy with a nutritious diet
- Spot symptoms of common sheep diseases
- Shear fleeces, trim hooves and vaccinate sheep
- Breed, deliver, and care for newborn lambs
- Explore sheep resources and web sites
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This book is an in-depth guide to small-scale goat keeping--for pleasure and profit! The author delivers essential information on choosing, breeding and tending goats while offering fascinating and fun facts. Comprehensive discussions, full-color photos, and easy-to-use charts will ensure your success.$17.00