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In this issue of sheep!
Volume 30 Number 5
September/October, 2009

On The Cover
      ”On The Move,” by Chrystal Sims, of Evanston, Wyoming. See the full story on page 10.


     
Features
Organic Falkland Islands Wool/Lamb Soon To Be Upon Us? 29
The Hole Story Served With Green Adages & Billingsgate Whines 29
Learning About Umbilical Hernias 34
Mouflon Sheep Are They In Your Future? 42
The Shocking Truth: Part 2 – Energizers, One Of The Great Mysteries Of Life 50
On-Farm Fiber Processing: Help Is Available 58
  
Departments
Scribblings 6
sheep! Photo Contest 10
Meeting of Minds 12
    Carbon Hoof Prints—Easy Questions; Hard Answers 13
    Lamb Check-Off Hoots & Hollers 14
    How Much Grass Does A Sheep Eat In A Year? 17
    American Wensleydales Not A “Heritage Breed” 18
    Cattle Moving Methods Work For Sheep: Guard Dogs Overrated? 20
    Wool Worms Getting Into Skin 21
    What’s an “RR/NN” Wether Sire? 21
    Geeps 23
    A Few Pigs In The Sheep Pastures Can Cut Labor 25
    Ramblings: Breed vs. Bloodline 25
Sheep May Safely Graze
    Pastoralist’s Nightmare: Controlling Pocket Gophers 30
Shearing Notes 33
Vet Check: Poisoning by Oak Leaves, Lyme Disease From Deer, Castration, Mastitis Ewes Good To Eat? 37
Price Reports 38
Poor Will’s sheep! Almanack 45
Wool-Gatherings 49
News Bleat
    Poo-Paper Makers Build Sheep-Poo Canoe 53
    WWF: “Force Meat Biz To Advertise Against Itself” 53
    New Hair Sheep Market: Microbiologist 53
    Select Sires & Dams For Max Feed Thrift 54
    Food Police: Cure For Methane-Induced Global Warming 54
    Charlevoix Lamb: 1st Regional Food To Get Trademark Status 54
    U.S. Shearers, McKerrow, Rathke Shear 1,094 Head In 24 Hours! 55
Book Reviews:
    Anyone Can Be A Wool Spinner: An Easy Guide For Beginners 57
    The Intentional Spinner: A Holistic Approach To Making Yarn 57
    Up, Up The Mountain 57
sheep! Breeders & Classifieds 60
  





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