The following PDF provides information from US MARC comparing sheep meat quality and carcass composition across several sheep breeds. MARC sire comparison
The following PDF was prepared for the 2005 Hair Sheep Workshop at Virginia State University by Susan Duckett and Scott Greiner. Fatty Acid Composition and Palatability of Lamb from Hair Sheep
The below is a link to a detailed report filed for the Sheep CRC of Australia. Sheepmeat flavour and odour: a review
Solar units: Turn off and disconnect from the fence. Face the panel south (toward sun) and let charge for 1-2 days. Disconnect leads from battery terminals and store the unit in a temperature controlled climate. Batteries: Charge batteries to full and store in a temperature controlled climate. Batteries must maintain above a 40% charge at […]
Properly folded and rolled netting is much easier to use than improperly rolled netting. Here are the basic steps to properly move or store net.
Why our feeders please… Minimal waste. The panels prevent silage or hay from being pulled into the pen and onto the ground. Goats and sheep must work for each mouthful. Less risk of injury. Entering the pen is not required—so even children can safely feed hay and/or grain. Grain, silage and hay can all be […]
Working away from home and still wanting to practice rotational grazing requires having the right equipment on hand. Especially if you want your underpaid spouses and kids to move the fence for you during the day.
It’s easy. Even for new users, it takes less than 10 minutes to go from a roll of out-of-the-box netting to installed net.
Fence, whether it is temporary or permanent, takes time and money to build. So make sure when you pick your materials, you do it right the first time. Having the right fence when and where you need it helps ease the mind when you’re not in the field. Following the tips below will help in […]
During lambing every producer is faced with the problem of feeding lambs suffering from exposure and weakness. Attempts to bottle feed frequently result in fluid entering the air passages because of the lamb’s inability to swallow. No doubt you have felt the bubbling sensation which is a forerunner of death by drowning or pneumonia.