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The Sheep for the 2004 ISDS Championship

Training Border Collies. A well bred Border Collie will have a real interest in working and also an instinctive desire to gather its stock. In the Border Collie world, this desire to gather is often called Balance, because of it’s...

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Learning from my Border Collie, Bess

About 5 dogs later, and about 7 years on, and my emigration to Canada, I bought a 2 month old pup from Jack Knox, a well-known Border Collie handler who was living in Wisconsin at that time. This little bitch...

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The Basics of Good Sheep Management review of content

The Basics of Good Sheep Management for the 12 months of sheep production is a 2 hour video covering such topics as: * Sheep selection * Breeds of sheep * Understanding sheep nutrition * Sheep / ewe breeding management including...

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Lambing time in your Sheep flock

Lambing time can be an exciting and rewarding part of the shepherds year. Unfortunately, when things go wrong, it can be a frustrating and disappointing time. The success of any lambing season depends on the condition score of the ewes...

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Flushing and Condition Scoring your Sheep Flock

One of the early and important demonstrations in our sheep management video, The Basics of Good Sheep Management, is a demonstration on condition scoring individual sheep. Once you understand the scoring procedure, and the importance of using a grading system...

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Sheep Production from my Experience

My own sheep flock began in 1978 when I bought a small flock of Cheviot / Finn cross ewes and also a small flock of Suffolks. Since that time, and following our move from Saskatchewan to Nova Scotia, our breeds...

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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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