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How to Raise Sheep: Everything You Need to Know
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How to Raise Sheep: Everything You Need to Know

by Philip Hasheider
 

If you've ever envisioned keeping sheep in your own pasture, be it one or two hobby animals or a large flock, this book is the perfect place to begin. Backed by the National FFA Organization, our acclaimed series of How to Raise guides has helped countless first-time animal owners across the United States confidently care for their new companions. In this

Overview

If you've ever envisioned keeping sheep in your own pasture, be it one or two hobby animals or a large flock, this book is the perfect place to begin. Backed by the National FFA Organization, our acclaimed series of How to Raise guides has helped countless first-time animal owners across the United States confidently care for their new companions. In this freshly updated second edition of How to Raise Sheep, author and farmer Philip Hasheider offers reliable guidance for getting started and going the distance. First, he walks you through all the basics on breeds, housing, fencing, feed requirements, breeding, lambing, showing, and marketing meat and wool. Then, he covers the various farming options (organic, sustainable, and conventional) so you can decide which approach best meets your needs. Accompanied by gorgeous instructional photography, How to Raise Sheep continues to be an essential primer for the newcomer to sheep care, with everything you need to know to raise a healthy, productive flock.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760345245
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Publication date:
01/15/2014
Series:
FFA Series
Edition description:
Revised, Revised & Updated
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Philip Hasheider is a farmer and writer. He's the author of How to Raise Cattle and How to Raise Pigs. A former cheesemaker's assistant, he lives on a farm near Sauk City, Wisconsin.

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