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TAG : Raising Sheep

Lambing Season

Spring is right around the corner — or at least I hope it is — and new life will be springing up all over the farm. For a livestock farmer like me, that means lambs and calves should be dropping any time. This year, thanks to yet another fencing malfunction, we will have some lambs coming ...

Raising Sheep on Your Farm

Looking to raise a handful of sheep on your farm or homestead? Whether it is a handful or a herd, Philip Hasheider has the basics of raising sheep laid out in How to Raise Sheep (Voyageur Press, 2011). This excerpt, which provides basic tips for starting out with your first sheep, is from ...

Raising Sheep Again 20 Years Later

This weekend our farm grew once again with the arrival of four sheep. We purchased three ewes and a ram lamb. The first picture is of our new flock.This brings me back to my youth when my sisters and I raised sheep. It all started when my older sister had a friend that was in 4-H and had a ...

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