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In this issue of sheep!
Volume 33 Number 6
November/December, 2012

On The Cover
      ”Morning Bells Are Ringing” by Lori Rowley of Enoch, Utah. See the full story on page 10.


     
Features
Honey Cured Leg Of Lamb: Stopping Infection When Antibiotics Failed 26
Blind Faith: A Visionary Inquiry 34
Fields As Pharmacies: Where Ewes Teach Lambs To Take Their Medicine 42
A Hand Spinner’s Primer Using Suffolk Wool 50
Uncle Dick’s Sheep Drive: Churros Brave The Wilds 52
  
Departments
Scribblings
Toward Market-Oriented Flocks, Let’s Thrive! 6
2012 Photo Contest Winners 9
sheep! Photo Contest 10
Meeting of Minds 12
    Hair Sheep In The Hen Housing 12
    Small Flock Fodder On Small Acreage: Rutabagas & Mangels 15
    Alfalfa Winter-Prep Harvest 16
    Sheepdogs Can Bring Hard Luck 17
    Dead Rat In Water Bucket 19
    Ethanol Reps: Corn Prices Cut Fuel Use More Than Feed Use 20
    Will A Six-Month Old Shetland Wether Become Dangerous? 21
    Drought “Down Under” Affects Prices, Exports To U.S. 22
Hair Sheep Reports First Hand Experiences With Many Breeds 22
Vet Check 25
Shearing Notes 29
Sheep May Safely Graze
    A Mysterious Disappearance! Beaver Trouble On Little Laramie River 30
Wool Gatherings 33
Product Review
    Beaver State Plastics’ Lamb Cradles: Newborn Carriers Save Lives & Hassle 37
Price Reports 38
Poor Will’s sheep! Almanack 45
News Bleat 54
    Grocers Can Force Price Cuts 54
    Aussies Covet More U.S. Lamb Market Share 54
    82 Percent Of Kiwis Like Lamb: McDonald’s Springs To Action 54
    Expect Meat Price Rises Until September 2013 55
    ”Eurocrats” Standing Pat Against Safe Smokies 55
    Icelandic Sheep Survive For Weeks In Deep Snow Burial 56
    Lawsuit To Keep COOL Despite WTO Ruling 56
    Stockmen Now Cause Obesity? 56
    Water-Caused Flock Scours May Spoil Lamb Meat Later 57
    Selenium Affects Heat Stress 58
    Sire Affects Range Wether Traits 58
sheep! Breeders & Classifieds 60
  





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