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Sheep Handling Facilities – Are they Necessary?

Whether you are running 50 ewes, 500 ewes or flock of 1000 sheep, a well thought out sheep handling facility is a real must. Whether you build your own or buy one of the excellent facilities offered, the freedom of...

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Understanding Sheep Nutrition

In our video The Basics of Good Sheep Management, we discuss the needs of a ewe and their lambs throughout the 12 months of the year. Most sheep producers will pasture their ewes on grass in the summer months and...

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Sheep Selection

As covered in our sheep management video, The Basics of Good Sheep Management, in selecting your new flock you should take into consideration the type of sheep breed that would be most suitable to your environment. The type of sheep...

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Starting a New Sheep Flock

A critical part of any new sheep operation is starting off with a healthy and productive flock. Buying your ewes from a local dealer will, almost for sure, head you into a major disaster, although probably the fastest way to...

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The Most Successful Sheep Producers

When I look at the most successful sheep producers that I have known, they have all been following a traditional sheep practice. Not only have they been successful, but they are also the shepherds that have managed to remain in...

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Starting a Small-scale Sheep operation

We all arrive at being sheep producers in different ways. For many of us, the idea of raising sheep doesn’t come along until later in life, even as a retirement hobby. Others take over the family farm and existing sheep...

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