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In this issue of sheep!
Volume 33 Number 4
July/August, 2012

On The Cover
      ”Blue Ribbon” by Pam MacKenzie of Brookfield, Nova Scotia, Canada. See the full story on page 10.


     
Features
Setting Up A New Fiber Event Putting Your Wares Before The Public 26
Traditional Wolf Collar Use On Karakachan Guardian Dogs 34
“Lucky Seven” A Mother Lode Of Lambs 42
Improving Flocks Through Artificial Insemination 50
Keep Friends Close And Enemies Closer 53
  
Departments
Scribblings “Help Hands” (“For I Have No Lands”) 6
sheep! Photo Contest Winners 10
Meeting of Minds 12
    Flushing Ewes 12
    Clover & Flushing 12
    News From “Down Under” 13
    Hair-Longwool Crosses For Rooing Fleeces? Stunted Bums? 16
    Katahdin Post-Lambing Breed-Back Habits & Schedules 19
    How Much Does A Sheep Eat? 21
    Land For Sheep: More Tips 21
    Turkeys & Sheep 22
Hair Sheep Reports First Hand Experiences With Many Breeds 24
Wool-Gatherings 29
Sheep May Safely Graze
Snakebit! Treating Sheep Attacked By Rattlesnakes 30
Vet Check 32
Shearing Notes 37
Price Reports 38
Poor Will’s sheep! Almanack
News Bleat 54
    Dirt-Farm Poisons Forcing Sheep Farms Out Of Business? 54
    Targeted Worming Cuts Cost, Defers Resistance 55
    South Dakota Leads Sheep Start-Ups 55
    The Hills Are Alive With The Sale Of Mutton 55
    Activist Research Raps Livestock 56
    Don’t Forget: Non-Breathing Newborns Can Be Resuscitated 56
    Silvopasturing 57
    Does Selenium Help Sheep Cope With Heat? 57
    Overfeeding Pregnant Adolescent (Teg) Ewes Offers No Benefit 58
    How Sire Breeds Affect Eating Quality Of Lamb 58
    Keep “Fragile Skin” Gene Out Of Your Flock! 58
sheep! Breeders & Classifieds 60
  





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