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How to Raise Sheep: Everything You Need to Know; Updated & Revised (Ffa)

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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.

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In How to Raise Sheep, author and farmer Philip Hasheider offers an essential primer for the newcomer to sheep care, with everything you need to know to raise a healthy, productive flock.

Synopsis:

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.

Synopsis:

If 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.

About the Author

Sauk City, WI

Product Details

ISBN:
9780760345245
Author:
Hasheider, Philip
Publisher:
Voyageur Press (MN)
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Agriculture & Animal Husbandry
Subject:
about sheep
Subject:
animal care
Subject:
Ewe
Edition Description:
Revised, Revised and Updated
Series:
FFA
Publication Date:
20140131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
200 color photos
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
10.25 x 7.25 in

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"Synopsis" by ,
In How to Raise Sheep, author and farmer Philip Hasheider offers an essential primer for the newcomer to sheep care, with everything you need to know to raise a healthy, productive flock.
"Synopsis" by ,
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.
"Synopsis" by ,
If 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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