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In this issue of sheep!
Volume 33 Number 2
March/April, 2012

On The Cover
      ”Gina and Lamb,” by Pamela Kleppel of Altamont, New York. See the full story on page 10.


     
Features
Australian Shearing Tips 27
Surgical Castration 28
It’s The Basque Mystique! (Or Is “Always-Tasty” The Real Secret To Sheep Cheese Success?) 34
Making Sheep Cheese—In Brief 36
Imprinting: How To Tame Wild Ewes 42
Lambing Time Success Tips 50
  
Departments
Scribblings 6
sheep! Photo Contest 8
Meeting of Minds 12
    Shearing Sheep “Anytime” 13
    How Many Sheep To Get? 14
    Advantages Of Longer Pasture Season In Southern Flocks 16
    News From Down Under 19
    Festulolium As A Pasture Plant 21
    Ewe! Green Icicles?! 23
Hair Sheep Reports First Hand Experiences With Many Breeds 23
Wool-Gatherings 25
Shearing Notes 26
Sheep May Safely Graze
    Dances With Rattlesnakes Part Three 31
Vet Check
Price Reports 38
Poor Will’s sheep! Almanack
Shearing Notes
News Bleat
    American Lamb Board Proposes 40 Percent Sheep Tax Hike 56
    Manganese Fights E. Coli 56
    The Quest: “Eating Quality” 56
    Tea Tree Oil: Parasite Killer 56
    Key To Profit: Sheep Memory 57
     Insecticide Ear Tags Allowed in North Dakota 57
     “Shear” Profit: Find & Sell Each Wool’s Strongest Points 58
    Wool Proves “Carbon Neutral” 59
sheep! Breeders & Classifieds 60
  





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