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In this issue of sheep!
Volume 31 Number 1
January/February, 2010

On The Cover
      ”Proud and Majestic,” by Corinne Canik, of Park Falls, Wisconsin. See the full story on page 10.


     
Features
People Learn, Farmers Earn! Educating Buyers At Rising Meadow Farm 34
Card Grading Advantages Building A Breed’s Genetic Excellence 42
Jam To Lamb A Working Vacation With Sheep 50
Save Lambs: Keep “Good-Mom” Ewes 59
  
Departments
Scribblings 6
sheep!sheep! Photo Contest 10
Meeting of Minds 12
    What A “Wether Sire” Really Is 12
    Ideas On Breeding From An Australian Reader 12
    Must Sheep Be Bred Yearly? 14
    Sheep For The Lonely Cow 15
    Dorper Sheep—The Answer 16
    Sheep Gates 19
    ”Non-Gamy” Flavored Breeds 20
    Time of Feeding Affects Hour of Lambing 22
    Lost Mating Propensity 24
Hair Sheep Reports First Hand Experiences With Many Breeds 26
Vet Check 29
Sheep May Safely Graze
    Raccoons The Masked Vexation 30
Make It Yourself
    Feed Trough: Reversible Design Good For Either Barn or Outdoor-Kept Sheep 33
Shearing Notes 37
Price Reports 38
Poor Will’s sheep! Almanack 45
Wool-Gatherings 49
News Bleat 53
    Brit Vet: “When All Else Fails Follow Label Directions” 53
    Compost From Sheep Dung Tags & “Pee Bale” 53
    Demand Rising For Christian Lamb Slaughter 53
    Dipstick Paddock Test For Internal Parasites 54
    Enviro Scientist: Livestock Required For A Healthy Planet 55
    Michigan Waste Treatment Plant Moonlighting On Wool Profits 55
    Mismothering Costly At Lambing Time 55
    ”Plant Candy” From Sheep Earns Sweet Profits 56
    Progesterone Inserts Allow Out-Of-Season Breeding 56
    Resistance To All Wormers Now A Fact Of Life In Britain 56
  
sheep! Breeders & Classifieds 60
  





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