Sheep Manual

Sheep Manual : The complete step-by-step guide to caring for your flock

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Sheep have to be one of the most versatile livestock animals on the planet. All-in-one grazing and fertilising machines, they provide meat and milk for our tables, wool for clothing, carpets, and insulation, skins for leather and rugs, and a whole host of other products. If you have recently acquired sheep or are thinking of starting a small flock, this book is for you. The Sheep Manual is a quick-reference, up-to-date, and easy-to-read guide which helps you choose the right breed for your land, provides essential health and welfare information, and guides you through your first breeding and lambing season.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 210 x 270 x 15.24mm | 861.83g
  • J H Haynes & Co Ltd
  • Somerset, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 400 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 085733770X
  • 9780857337702
  • 95,243

About Liz Shankland

Liz Shankland is a sheep, pig, and poultry farmer who lives 800ft up a mountain in Wales. She has kept a variety of sheep breeds, including Herdwick, Welsh Mountain, Lleyn, and Suffolk and sells their produce at farmers' markets. She has a prize-winning herd of pedigree Tamworth pigs and competes extensively across the UK. A journalist and broadcaster, she is the author of the Haynes Pig Manual and the Haynes Smallholding Manual. She teaches courses for smallholders at Kate Humble's rural skills school, Humble by Nature, and lectures in agriculture to college students.
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