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In this issue of sheep!
Volume 34 Number 1
January/February, 2013

On The Cover
   “Untitled,” by Doris Goss of Vinton,
California. See the full story on page 10.


     
Features
New Years Resolutions, Changes Our Flocks Wish We’d Make 26
Client-Funded Sheep Farming: Free Legal Contracts! 29
Successful Frost Seeding, Legumes For Sheep Producers 32
Selenium, New Trace Mineral Technology 39
Executive Decision Making: Sheep Not So “Dumb” 41
Art In The Barn, Fleece & Fiber Festival 44
Profit Your Way, A Visit With Michigan’s Laurie Ball-Gisch 50
Saving Stock Saves Money 56
  
Departments
Scribblings
A Look Back…A Look Ahead 6
sheep! Photo Contest 10
Meeting of Minds 12
    When Lambs Turn Into Tegs 12
    Genetic Testing Doesn’t Mean Discarding The Tape Measure 12
    Sheep Prefer Hose In Water Tank 13
    Five Tips To Manage Mycotoxins 14
    Brake A Leg 16
    Bereavement Hurts Sheep 17
    Castrating Older Rams 18
    Grow Forage Indoors Year-Round 20
    Shows & Sales, Aussie Style 20
    Better Elastrator Application 21
    How Many Strands of Hot Wire To Hold Sheep? 22
Hair Sheep Reports First Hand Experiences With Many Breeds 23
Sheep May Safely Graze
    Cleaver The Beaver 30
Wool Gatherings 35
Shearing Notes 47
Vet Check 36
Price Reports 48
Poor Will’s sheep! Almanack 58
News Bleat 62
    Geezing Farmers “At High Risk” 62
    Kyrgyzstan: Sheep More Valued At Law Than Women 63
    Lavender Makes Calm Sheep Calmer, Uneasy Sheep Uneasier 63
    Untapped Wool Markets: Baby Boomers & Booming Babies 63
    Chicory Boosts Lamb Growth, Keeps Good Flavor Traits. 64
    Soybean Meal Cuts Parasitism 64
    WD-40® For Soremouth 64
    Hair Breeds May Fight Scrapie Via Lysine Instead Of Arginine 64
    Hair Sheep Cause New Challenges For Meat Packers 64
sheep! Breeders & Classifieds 68





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