The Backyard Sheep: An Introductory Guide to Keeping Productive Pet Sheep

The Backyard Sheep: An Introductory Guide to Keeping Productive Pet Sheep

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by Sue Weaver
     
 

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Raise a flock of sheep in your backyard. Even with a limited amount of space, you can enjoy homegrown fleece and fresh milk, as well as the endearing company of these family-friendly animals. Sue Weaver provides all the instructions you need for selecting a breed; housing and feeding; harvesting fleece; and milking. With simple recipes for making cheese and yogurt,

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Raise a flock of sheep in your backyard. Even with a limited amount of space, you can enjoy homegrown fleece and fresh milk, as well as the endearing company of these family-friendly animals. Sue Weaver provides all the instructions you need for selecting a breed; housing and feeding; harvesting fleece; and milking. With simple recipes for making cheese and yogurt, and tips on processing fleece for wool, you’ll enjoy the varied and numerous rewards of keeping sheep.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781603429672
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
05/21/2013
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
549,021
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Sue Weaver has written hundreds of magazine articles and many books about livestock, horses, and chickens, including The Backyard Cow, The Backyard Goat, The Backyard Sheep, Storey and The Donkey Companion. Weaver and her husband share their ridgetop farmette in the southern Ozarks with an array of animal friends.

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The Backyard Sheep: An Introductory Guide to Keeping Productive Pet Sheep 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I got this book a few months back and enjoyed every page! A few personal stories and mostly informative knowledge, Weaver does a fantastic job a writing a book on sheep care, management, and behavior that is engaging and well worth your time!