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In this issue of sheep!
Volume 28 Number 5
September/October, 2007

On The Cover
      This issue’s cover photo was submitted by Pam MacKenzie, of Brookfield, Nova Scotia, Canada. (Learn more about it in the Photo Contest Winners section on page 10)

Thistles: The Shepherd’s Thorn 26
Hoof Pains: They’re Not Just For Sheep Anymore 31
California’s Bellwether Farms: Leading The Way In Sheep Cheese Production 34
Local-Label Lamb Fetches Premium Prices 42
Municipal Uses For Small Flocks: Sheep Mow Japanese River Banks 49
Sheep Dog Secrets: Good Dogs Save Time, Effort & Money 50
Scribblings 6
sheep! Photo Contest 2007 Winners 9
sheep! Photo Contest WinnersSeptember/October, 2007 10
Meeting of Minds 12
    Must Badger-Face Color Pattern Come From Both Parent Sheep? 16
    Onesies® Work For Lambs, Too 21
    Selling Higher Up The Market Chain Makes Good Money 23
    Selecting Hair Sheep That Are Right For Your Operation 23
    Unusual Things To Look For In Low-Labor Sheep 24
Vet Check 29
Shearing Notes 37
Sheep May Safely Graze
    The Coyote Man: Ray Alcorn 38
Wool-Gatherings 41
Poor Will’s sheep! Almanack 44
Price Reports 54
News Bleat 56
    Chameleon Wool Changes Color 56
    Aussie NAIS Cuts Mutton Sales 80% 56
    Advice To Aussies: “Eat More ‘Possum” 58
    U.N.: One-Fifth Of Farm Breeds Face Extinction 59
    Skin-Free Wool With BioClip 60
    Shearing Career: “A Passport To The World” 60
    Consumer Reports Says Over 90% Favor COOL 60
    Buyers Pay Way More For Regional Folklore Wool Design 61
    Screening For Fatal “Fragile Skin Disorder” 61
sheep! Breeders & Classifieds 62

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