Author(s): Philip Hasheider
This book is the perfect place to begin for anyone who wishes to raise sheep, either one or two, or a full-scale herd. Valued for their fleece and meat, and relatively easy to raise, sheep nonetheless need appropriate heath care, shelter, feeding, combing, dipping, and more. With information on everything from suitable breeds to feed requirements, fencing, heath care, showing, breeding, marketing, butchering, this handy expert guide tells you all you need to know to raise healthy sheep. Philip Hasheider, a successful farmer, offers reliable directions for starting and continuing to make sheep-farming work for you. He discussed the merits of breeds, and of different farming methods - organic, sustainable, conventional - making this an essential guide for anyone interested in sheep-breeding and farming.