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    DescriptionIf 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.


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    Title
    How to Raise Sheep
    Subtitle
    Everything You Need to Know
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Philip Hasheider
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 176
    Width: 178 mm
    Height: 254 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 590 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780760345245
    ISBN 10: 0760345244
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: COU
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.2
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 710
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    BIC subject category V2: WNF
    Ingram Subject Code: TE
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27650
    Libri: I-TE
    BISAC V2.8: NAT001000, TEC003020
    B&T Approval Code: A74260000, A74364800
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 636.31
    DC23: 636.31
    DC22: 636.3/1
    LC classification: SF375 .H344 2014
    Thema V1.0: WNC, WNF
    Edition
    1, Revised
    Edition statement
    Updated, Revised ed.
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations
    Publisher
    Voyageur Press Inc
    Imprint name
    Voyageur Press Inc
    Publication date
    15 January 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Stillwater
    Author Information
    Philip Hasheider is a fifth-generation farmer presently raising pasture-grazed beef with his wife and two children in south-central Wisconsin. He has written ten books, including "How to Raise Cattle," "How to Raise Sheep," and "The Complete Book of Butchering, Smoking, Curing, and Sausage Making," all with Voyageur Press.
    Back cover copy
    Whether you're looking for a pair of ewes or just bought a herd of 150 sheep, you'll want a reliable guidebook that teaches you what you need to know. "How to Raise Sheep" clearly explains the basics of raising sheep, from buying a healthy animal to calculating pasture size to showing a blue-ribbon sheep. Illustrated with more than 200 color photographs, "How to Raise Sheep" guides you through the many steps and stages of sheep ownership. With this book you'll be able to: *Choose and buy the sheep suitable for you*House and feed sheep*Manage your flock and keep it healthy*Breed your flock*Deliver and raise lambs*Show sheep at fairs and club meets Since 1928, the National FFA Organization--formerly known as Future Farmers of America--has been dedicated to agricultural education. Today, there are more than 550,000 members in 7,498 chapters in 50 states, as well as 5 million alumni. Author Philip Hasheider is a fifth-generation farmer who raises pasture-grazed beef with his wife and two children in south-central Wisconsin. He has written thirteen books, including six for Voyageur Press: "How to Raise Cattle," "How to Raise Pigs," "How to Raise Sheep," "The Family Cow Handbook," "The Complete Book of Butchering, Smoking, Curing, and Sausage Making," and "The Hunter's Guide to Butchering, Smoking & Curing Wild Game & Fish." Find his books at www.qbookshop.com.