Dairy Sheep Nutrition by R. Bencini (Editor); G. Pulina (Editor)Sheep milking is widespread throughout the Mediterranean, and is becoming more common in countries such as the UK, USA, Central America, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. Good nutrition is a critical factor in optimising dairy production from sheep. This book is a translation of a popular Italian text, originally published in 2001 and includes updated information, and new material on temperate regions. It contains chapters on all aspects of dairy sheep nutrition and feeding, such as milk production, feed intake, nutrition and reproduction, nutrition and milk quality, and grazing and stocking rate management.
Publication Date: 2004-10-28
Handbook for Raising Small Numbers of Sheep by C., Edmond Loomis
Call Number: SF375.H36 2002
Publication Date: 2002
Range flock health guide by Bill Kvasnicka
Call Number: SF968.R36 1993
Publication Date: 1993
Sheep Nutrition by M. Freer (Editor); H. Dove (Editor)This text provides a review of knowledge on all aspects of the nutrition of sheep. Although the main emphasis is on sheep grazing temperate pastures, there is also coverage of the nutrition of intesively reared lambs and of grazing in extensive rangelands. The book should be suitable for advanced undergraduate students, as well as postgraduates and research workers.
Sheep (extension.org)Although sheep inventories have declined, the sheep industry is a still a substantial component of the US livestock industry. There is a need to connect current sheep research outcomes and the extension and industry communities.
Sheep Center (U of Idaho)The UI Sheep Center provides sheep, facilities and support staff for conducting research, teaching and outreach programs to benefit the sheep industry in Idaho. As part of the undergraduate animal and veterinary science curriculum, students get hands-on experience with sheep handling, lambing, sheering, breeding, feeding, vaccinating and marketing. Washington State University veterinary students also train at the center.
The Sheep FarmersBeautifully shot in HD and featuring great characters and compelling drama, Farmers: A Year On The Land is the complex, heart-warming, fascinating, shocking and inspiring story of how our food is produced, told by the people who produce it. The series follows twenty-six very different farmers over all four seasons. With unprecedented access to every type of farm from large scale conventional agriculture to free-range and organic operations, the episodes cover beef, dairy, sheep, pigs, grain, fruit, vegetables, poultry and fish. Tracing the highs and lows and trials and tribulations of modern farming, Farmers: A Year On The Land reveals the truth about the way our food is produced whilst lovingly capturing the natural annual cycle of life on today’s farms.