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Sheep Raiser's Manual


Reviewer: Michael Price (see more about me) from Conyers, Georgia United States
While Mr. Kruesi and his editorial team may not give the personal connatations that some other authors who have written livestock books do they get the job done, written in 1985 and not currently under review for republication this material might sound dated to any looking for up to date information but believe me sound advice and expert research cannot be counted out, this book is full of charts and reviews of systems and process that will help anyone looking into sheep from the business end of the spectrum and carries some useful experienced advice for those of us who have a somewhat smaller aim for keeping a backyard flock. Not a book for the beginniging enthuasist to be sure but definetly worth having on your barn shelf. Unfortunately this country has gotten away from proper pasture and grazing management and has truely forgotten that in order to keep a healthy, productive flock of pretty much anything we all have to think like a "grass farmer".
A call to arms to all farmers, we need to get back to the basics in this age of technological wonders that might seem like a good idea at first, but in the end who is the farmer you or your computer system. Get out there America and sow some wild oats or something else.

Resource Specification
Category: Sheep: Book
Title: Sheep Raiser's Manual
URL: http://www.livestock-directory.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0913589101/ref=ase_livestockdire-20/102-7586168-7114536?v=glance&s=books
Released Date: December 1984
Cost: $11.16
List Price: $13.95
Pages: 288 pages
Edition: 1st edition
ISBN: 0913589101
Publisher: Williamson Publishing
Author: William K. Kruesi, Ken Braren (Illustrator)
Keywords: sheep, sheep management, sheep business, sheep information, sheep production
Summary: This book is full of charts and reviews of systems and process that will help anyone looking into sheep from the business end of the spectrum and carries some useful experienced advice for those of us who have a somewhat smaller aim for keeping a backyard flock.
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Reviewer: Michael Price (see more about me) from Conyers, Georgia United States
While Mr. Kruesi and his editorial team may not give the personal connatations that some other authors who have written livestock books do they get the job done, written in 1985 and not currently under review for republication this material might sound dated to any looking for up to date information but believe me sound advice and expert research cannot be counted out, this book is full of charts and reviews of systems and process that will help anyone looking into sheep from the business end of the spectrum and carries some useful experienced advice for those of us who have a somewhat smaller aim for keeping a backyard flock. Not a book for the beginniging enthuasist to be sure but definetly worth having on your barn shelf. Unfortunately this country has gotten away from proper pasture and grazing management and has truely forgotten that in order to keep a healthy, productive flock of pretty much anything we all have to think like a "grass farmer".
A call to arms to all farmers, we need to get back to the basics in this age of technological wonders that might seem like a good idea at first, but in the end who is the farmer you or your computer system. Get out there America and sow some wild oats or something else.