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Storey's Guide to Raising Sheep, 5th Edition: Breeding, Care, Facilities

AUTHOR Ekarius, Carol
PUBLISHER Storey Publishing (06/25/2019)
PRODUCT TYPE Paperback (Paperback)

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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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ISBN-13: 9781612129808
ISBN-10: 1612129803
Binding: Paperback or Softback (Trade Paperback (Us))
Content Language: English
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Page Count: 368
Carton Quantity: 16
Product Dimensions: 7.00 x 0.80 x 9.10 inches
Weight: 1.85 pound(s)
Feature Codes: Bibliography, Index, Price on Product, Glossary, Illustrated
Country of Origin: US
Subject Information
BISAC Categories
Technology & Engineering | Agriculture - Animal Husbandry
Technology & Engineering | Industries - Agribusiness
Technology & Engineering | Veterinary Medicine - Food Animal
Dewey Decimal: 338.176
Library of Congress Control Number: 2019003125
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For farmers and backyard homesteaders, this best-selling resource is the most comprehensive guide to success with flocks of any size. Whether you're raising sheep for meat, wool, or milk, you'll find detailed instructions covering everything from health, breeding, and facilities to shearing, showing, and marketing.
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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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