With changes in New England agriculture, many New England farmers and rural residents with land or other available resources are thinking of raising sheep. A lot of things need to be considered before you invest in a sheep enterprise. This fact sheet will help answer some of your questions and help you make a decision.
University of Maine Cooperative Extension is seeking individuals in the Northeast* who have managed sheep with and without foot rot problems to participate in the Sheep Foot Health Project. Selected farmers will be equipped with the appropriate tools and skills to collect data from their flock. Accurate records are a requirement. All information submitted by participants […]