Storey's Guide to Raising Sheep

Storey's Guide to Raising Sheep

Hardback Storey's Guide to Raising (Hardcover)

By (author) Paula Simmons, By (author) Carol Ekarius

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  • Publisher: Storey Publishing
  • Format: Hardback | 438 pages
  • Dimensions: 163mm x 236mm x 33mm | 839g
  • Publication date: 16 December 2009
  • ISBN 10: 1603424849
  • ISBN 13: 9781603424844
  • Edition: 4, New edition
  • Edition statement: 4th
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 1,006,113

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"Storey s Guide to Raising Sheep" has earned the praise and trust of sheep farmers around the world, with its in-depth coverage of breed selection, lambing, feeding, housing, pasture maintenance, and disease prevention and treatment. The new 4th edition, now with 253,000 copies in print, contains new and expanded features: Guidelines for organic certification Tips and advice on Web marketing and networking Coverage of rare breeds, including photographs Storey's Guide to Raising Series is the essential animal husbandry information from the trusted source. With a combined total of 1.7 million copies in print. Praise for the book: "As first-time shepherds, my husband and I found ourselves referring to your book over and over again. We have several other publications but yours was far superior in covering all topics most thoroughly." - Linda, Sumner, WA"

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The Small-Scale Sheep-Raiser's Bible Storey's Guide to Raising Sheep is an invaluable resource for everyone who raises sheep. It contains the most comprehensive and current information available on: Breeds, including minor ones Feeding and housing Breeding and lambing Pasture management Disease and health care Herding dogs ..".a welcome and much-needed addition to sheep literature in North America. Beginners and experienced shepherds alike will discover valuable, practical information in every chapter. The book is a joy to read..." (Dave Thompson, editor, sheep! Magazine)