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Storey's Guide to Raising Sheep, 4th Edition: Breeding, Care, Facilities (Storey’s Guide to Raising)

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Storey's Guide to Raising Sheep, 4th Edition: Breeding, Care, Facilities (Storey’s Guide to Raising)

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Drawing from years of hands-on experience, Paula Simmons and Carol Ekarius provide expert advice on breed selection, lambing, feeding, housing, pasture maintenance, and medical care. You’ll also find tips on profitably marketing your meat and fiber products, as well as information on obtaining organic certifications.

A respected authority on sheep raising for over three decades, author Paula Simmons has written many books and magazines articles on spinning wool, and is the coauthor of Storey’s Guide to Raising Sheep. Simmons lecturers and conducts workshops in the United States and Canada on the subject of raising sheep and spinning wool for a living. Together with her husband, she has been raising and sheering sheep, and spinning and weaving wool for over 20 years on their farm in Washington.



Carol Ekarius is the coauthor of The Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook, The Field Guide to Fleece, and Storey’s Guide to Raising Sheep, and the author of several books including Small-Scale Livestock Farming, Storey’s Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds, and Storey’s Illustrated Breed Guide to Sheep, Goats, Cattle, and Pigs. She lives in the mountains of Colorado.
 

ISBN: 9781603424592

ISBN-10: 9781603424592

Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC

Publication Date: 12/16/2009 - 12:00am

On Sale: 12/16/2009 - 12:00am

Pages: 438

Language: English

Categories

Technology & Engineering / Agriculture / Animal Husbandry

Business & Economics / Industries / Agribusiness

Medical / Veterinary Medicine / Food Animal