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In this issue of sheep!
Volume 32 Number 2
March/April, 2011

On The Cover
      “Mike Shearing Cheviots,” by Kathy and Alton Munkelwitz of Isle, Minnesota. See the full story on page 10.

Sheep May Safely Graze
Vet Check 31

Top Genes Via Record-Keeping
    Building A Brand Takes Resolve (And Lots Of Notes) 34
A Grass-Roots Breed Improvement Model
    Texas Rambouillet Superior Genetics 1999-2010 42
The Saga Of Grateful 50
Scribblings 6
sheep! Photo Contest 10
Meeting of Minds 12
    Can Sheep & Cattle Mix? 12
    Old-Time Shepherds’ Hooks, Crooks & Shovel Staves 13
    Lambing Money Savers & Lamb Savers 14
    Freemartins In Dorper Sheep? 15
    Breeds For Wet Cool Lands 15
    Fighting Fly Strike 18
    Barricade Against Fanatics?…Or Ticking Time Bomb? 20
    What Time To Feed Ewes So They’ll Give Birth In Daylight? 22
    “Down Under” News & Views 23
Hair Sheep Reports First Hand Experiences With Many Breeds 24
Sheep May Safely Graze
    Lion In Wait, Trapping & Hunting Problem Cougars 26
Vet Check 31
Book Reviews
Janet Hurst’s Homemade Cheese
    Recipes For 50 Cheeses From Artisan Cheesemakers 32
CSIRO’s Sheep Farming For Meat & Wool 33
Wool-Gatherings 37
Price Reports 38
Shearing Notes 45
Poor Will’s sheep! Almanack 46
News Bleat 53
    Study Says BSE Spreads By Air 53
    Fighting Foot Rot Protein 53
    Holiday Ties & Corny Humor Can Sell Tons Of Lamb 54
    Rhododendron Poison Danger 55
    Prion Milk Accelerates TSEs 55
    Safe Drug Withdrawal Times For Dairy Sheep 56
    Sheep-Rolling Gives Town Folk A Vital Stake In Sheep Farming 56
    Tips From New Brit NFU Manual 57
    Wolf Predation Increases Sheep-Killing By Other Wild Vermin 57
    Delayed Ram Castration: Healthy, Humane, Hormone-Free 57
sheep! Breeders & Classifieds 60

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