The Sheep Book
This "Handbook for the Modern Shepherd" brings together a farmer's day-by-day practical experience and a scientist's rigorous mind. Revised edition includes updated information about diseases, banned medications, breeds and reproductive technology. Chapters cover Building and Rebuilding, Flushing, Breeding, Early and Late Gestation, Lambing, Lactation and Weaning. Also includes useful appendices regarding sheep facts, marketing, sheep prescriptions, sheep economics and nutritional requirements. For the beginner as well as the old hand. Softcover, 321 page books with black and white photographs. © 2001.