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The Sheep Book: A Handbook for the Modern Shepherd

Parker, a long-time sheep raiser and wool fiber enthusiast, updates his classic guide to sheep husbandry (first published in 1983). Practical and broad in scope, the volume covers topics from selecting a breed to weaning lambs. Appendices cover nutrition, economic issues, drugs, and other matters. The foreword is by public radio personality Garrison Keillor.

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Category: Sheep: Book
Title: The Sheep Book: A Handbook for the Modern Shepherd
URL: http://www.livestock-directory.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0804010323/ref=ase_livestockdire-20/102-7586168-7114536?v=glance&s=books
Released Date: August 2001
Cost: $20.71
List Price: $24.95
Pages: 344 pages
Edition: Revised and Updated edition
ISBN: 0804010323
Publisher: Ohio Univ Pr
Author: Ron Parker, Garrison Keillor (Afterword), Ronald B. Parker
Keywords: sheep, sheep breeds, sheep selection, sheep care, sheep management, sheep information
Summary: Practical and broad in scope, the volume covers topics from selecting a breed to weaning lambs.
Description:

Parker, a long-time sheep raiser and wool fiber enthusiast, updates his classic guide to sheep husbandry (first published in 1983). Practical and broad in scope, the volume covers topics from selecting a breed to weaning lambs. Appendices cover nutrition, economic issues, drugs, and other matters. The foreword is by public radio personality Garrison Keillor.