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In this issue of sheep!
Volume 29 Number 5
September/October, 2008

On The Cover

      Riata Little took this photo of her brother Kellen at a range lamb docking party. See the full story on page 10.


     
Features
Dealing With Wool On A Small Farm 34
Cajun Country Katahdins 38
“Down Under” For Cormos (And We Mean Really “Down Under”) 42
Longwools In The Desert? Good Management Is Key To Success 50
Fireproof Fabric 57
California Reds: Solution To High Costs 58
Flockmasters Dyeing For A Drink 59
First “Certified Humane” Flock In U.S. 59
  
Departments
Scribblings 6
sheep! Photo Contest 10
Meeting of Minds 12
    Does Castration Stop Horn Growth? 12
    Masks To Keep Friendly Rams Friendly 12
    No Need To Stress Experimental Ewes With Electric Milkers 17
    Observations On Parasite Resistance In Sheep Breeds 17
    Feeding Milk PasteTo Start Lambs 19
    Flockmasters Beware: Internet Scammers Targeting You! 20
    Depopulation: What’s In A Name? 22
    Why Ewes Reject/Accept Lambs 23
    Hair Sheep Reports 25
    Traditional Middle-Eastern Method Of Taking Off A Sheep’s Hide 25
Vet Check: Off-Feed: Entropion, Near-Amputated Tongue 28
Sheep May Safely Graze
Brief History of Compound 1080: An “Almost” Perfect Coyote Eradicant 30
Shearing Notes 33
Price Reports 40
Poor Will’s sheep! Almanack 44
Wool-Gatherings 49
News Bleat
    Some Sheep Are Fussy Eaters 52
    ASI Opposes USDA’S Imports From Foot & Mouth Regions 52
    White Wool or Black? Determinant Genes Found 53
    New Bait For NAIS Sign-Ups: USDA-Funded Scrapie Test 54
    More Problems With NAIS In Europe 54
    ”Cocky Smart” Parasite Killer 54
    New FMD Test May Cut Needless Slaughter 55
    Garlic To Cut Bluetongue Risk 56
    Tropics, Arctic, Anywhere Between—Woolen Skivvies Best 56
    46% Of Shoppers Don’t Trust U.S. Food Safety 57
DVD Review —Bert Shapiro’s Auction Day Preserving A Tradition 60
Book Review —Tully William’s Working Sheep Dogs, A Practical Guide To Training & Handling 60
  
sheep! Breeders & Classifieds 61
  





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