Natural Sheep Care

Author: Pat Coleby

Publisher: Acres USA

ISBN: 9780911311907

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 215

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In this comprehensive guide for all breeders and owners of sheep, whether for wool, meat or milk, renowned Australian livestock expert Pat Coleby covers feeding requirements, land management, sheep management, breeds of sheep, treatment of health problems, minerals and vitamins, and much more. Suitable for both organic and conventional farmers, this information packed volume is an essential read.

Natural Horse Care

Author: Pat Coleby

Publisher: Hachette Australia

ISBN: 0733630529

Category: Pets

Page: 256

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This practical and definitive guide explains how to keep horses in excellent health the natural way. The vital roles of correct feed rations, vitamins and minerals in the health of a horse are fully explained; and practical guidance is given on topics such as selecting the right food, treating ailments with natural remedies, dealing with recovery from injury, and combating equine flu. Trainers, breeders and horsekeepers of all kinds will benefit enormously from Pat Coleby's many years of experience working with horses in the UK and Australia. She is a qualified vet, and also the author NATURAL PET CARE.

Natural Cattle Care

Author: Pat Coleby

Publisher: Acres USA

ISBN: 9780911311686

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 217

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Natural Cattle Care encompasses every facet of farm management, from the mineral components of the soils cattle graze over, to issues of fencing, shelter and feed regimens. Coleby presents a comprehensive analysis of farming techniques that keep the health of the animal in mind. She brings a wealth of animal husbandry experiences to bear in this analysis of the serious problems of contemporary farming practices, focusing on how poor soils lead to mineral-deficient plants and ailing farm animals. Coleby provides system-level solutions and specific remedies for optimizing cattle health and productivity.

The sheep book

a handbook for the modern shepherd

Author: Ronald B. Parker,Garrison Keillor

Publisher: Swallow Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 321

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The Sheep Book is widely recognized as a classic. Ron Parker brings together a farmer's day-by-day practical experience and a scientist's mind in a gracefully written narrative. In this revised edition, he updates many aspects of sheep stewardship-such as new or newly banned medications, progress in reproductive technology, popular new sheep breeds, and the growing dairy sheep field. Updated nutrition tables, as well as email and web addresses, further enhance the sensible advice and gentle wit of The Sheep Book.

The Sheep Raiser's Manual

Author: William K. Kruesi

Publisher: Williamson Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 288

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Latest technical information to provide a basis for higher levels of production of sheep.

Sheep Health, Husbandry and Disease

A Photographic Guide

Author: Agnes C Winter,Clare Phythian

Publisher: Crowood

ISBN: 1847975402

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 208

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This comprehensive book covers all aspects of sheep health and disease, and sheep husbandry throughout the annual breeding cycle. Through extensive and detailed photographs it highlights the disease and welfare issues that can arise within the great variety of breeds and flock types. Written by two veterinary surgeons closely involved in sheep health, this book takes a veterinary view of husbandry and emphasizes the importance of keeping diseases out of a flock. From practical tasks such as how to check teeth, feet and udders, through to vaccination schedules, injection techniques and parasite control, it covers the whole life cycle of your flock. Topics covered include: Routine procedures; Selecting breeding stock; Internal and external parasites; Tupping time; Pregnancy; Lambing ewes; Lameness. An essential guide to all aspects of sheep health, disease and sheep husbandry through the annual breeding cycle. Invaluable reference for anyone who keeps sheep on a small scale, with one or two as pets, to those with a commercial flock. It will be of interest also to agricultural and veterinary students and shepherds working with valuable pedigree flocks. Considers how to tackle common diseases, the potential problems that can arise and the preventative measures that can be taken. Superbly illustrated with 609 extensive and detailed colour photographs. Agnes Winter is a specialist sheep vet and Honarary Professor of the Veterinary School at the University of Liverpool and Clare Phythian is a full-time veterinary surgeon specializing in sheep health and welfare.

The Veterinary Book for Sheep Farmers

Author: David C. Henderson

Publisher: Diamond Farm Book Publications

ISBN: 9781903366301

Category: Medical

Page: 689

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A wide-ranging manual on sheep diseases which offers to increase productivity and profitability by improving the standard of husbandry and upgrading the health status of the flock. The book stresses the understanding of the causes and development of disease so that a full prevention programme can be planned. A major section describes the latest techniques for fertility control.

The Complete Herbal Handbook for Farm and Stable

Author: Juliette de Baïracli Levy

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780571161164

Category: Medical

Page: 471

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Juliette de Bairacli Levy pioneered herbal veterinary medicine. This book, first published in 1952 and now a classic in its field, has been once again thoroughly revised and updated, with a considerable amount of new information added.

Practical Sheep Keeping

Author: Kim Cardell

Publisher: Crowood

ISBN: 1847975860

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 160

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Practical Sheep Keeping explains everything you need to know to manage sheep and keep them healthy. Aimed particularly at the keeper of the small flock - say around thirty ewes - the principles nevertheless apply to flocks of all sizes. From choosing and buying, through housing, feeding and routine management, to breeding and lambing, Kim Cardell offers sound advice based on many years' experience. Contents include: Where to begin; Fencing, shelter and housing; Moving, handling and transport; Breeding and genetics; Nutrition.Grassland and crops; Wool and shearing; Keeping the flock healthy; Lambing and lamb rearing; Marketing and business. A comprehensive guide to sheep keeping aimed at sheep farmers and potential sheep farmers, especially on a smaller scale. Gives sound advice on how to manage sheep and how to keep them healthy. Fully illustrated with over 120 black & white photographs and diagrams. Kim Cardell is an experienced sheep keeper, farming journalist and past editor of The Sheep Farmer.

Sheep, Everything about Housing, Care, Feeding, and Sicknesses ...

Author: Hans Alfred Müller

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 63

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Among Barron's Complete Pet Owner's Manuals are several titles devoted to specialized livestock breeds -- and one for beekeeping. Like all other volumes in this fine series, they are profusely illustrated with full-color photos and instructive, high-quality line art, and written in clear, direct language by experts in the field.

Raising Sheep the Modern Way

Author: Paula Simmons

Publisher: Pownal, VT : Storey Communications

ISBN: N.A

Category: Moutons

Page: 278

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Offers practical advice on selecting, feeding, caring for, shearing, and breeding sheep, and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of raising them

Storey's Barn Guide to Sheep

Author: Deborah Burns,Sarah Guare,Dale Perkins

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1580178499

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 93

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Raising sheep involves far more than choosing the perfect breed and training a herding dog. The successful sheep farmer must know how to maintain his animalsÕ health and solve daily crises, large and small. Designed to accompany the farmer into the barn, StoreyÕs Barn Guide to Sheep provides clear, step-by-step help, visible from several feet away.Oversized, heavy-duty pages illustrate dozens of procedures with simple, straightforward illustrations. A nail hole at the top of each page enables the farmer to open to the needed instructions, hang the book on a barn wall, andrefer to the step-by-step illustrations throughout every procedure. Graphic presentations guide farmers through trimming hooves, administering injections, assisting with lambing, bottle feeding, milking, shearing, and every other situation that might arise during the normal course of a sheepÕs life. In addition to the procedural information, the book also features full-color anatomical illustrations, a lambing calendar, a feeding chart, and ahelpful record-keeping section. Guiding farmers through the ups and downs of sheep care, StoreyÕs Barn Guide to Sheep will be a trusted companion and an invaluable practical resource.

Natural Goat and Alpaca Care

Author: Pat Coleby

Publisher: Landlinks Press

ISBN: 9780643065253

Category: Alpaca

Page: 352

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A guide for goat and alpaca farmers. It covers all aspects of farming whether it be for two or 200 animals. The technical information is presented in simple terms and the husbandry consists of non-invasive drug-free remedies that are as natural as possible.

Sheep Breeding

Studies in the Agricultural and Food Sciences

Author: G.L Tomes,D.E. Robertson,R.J. Lightfoot

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 1483162133

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 596

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Sheep Breeding, Second Edition covers sheep breeding in its widest context through a collection of papers about sheep breeding from experts in the field across the globe. The book incorporates sections composed of general review articles and important research findings on the structures and objectives of national sheep industries from many of the major sheep-producing areas of the world. The text also discusses the genetic selection and breed improvement; stud breeding and cooperative breeding schemes; reproduction in the ewe; and male reproduction and artificial insemination. The monograph is recommended for those who wish to learn different techniques and practices in raising and breeding sheep, especially those who are new in the field. The book is also for those who wish to conduct research that would help improve raising and breeding sheep.

Manual of Lambing Techniques

Author: Agnes Winter,Cicely Hill

Publisher: Crowood

ISBN: 184797578X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 96

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Lambing can be a challenging prospect whether it's your first or your thirty-first season. This highly practical manual will take you through the period approaching, during and immediately after lambing. Advice is given on how to deal with a range of situations, from normal and malpresentations to the sick in-lamb ewe, abortion, pre- and post-lambing prolapses, to the health of the newborn lamb. It also covers the problems and emergencies that could arise in the first few days, and the easy-to-follow instructions are accompanied by specially-commissioned illustrations.

The SheepOver

Author: John Churchman,Jennifer Churchman

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0316273546

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 36

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Meet the adorable orphan lamb Sweet Pea and discover why her true story has become a picture book phenomenon and enchanted readers of all ages! One cold winter night, Sweet Pea the orphan lamb becomes very sick. Everyone in the farmyard is worried about her! Under the watchful care of Farmer John, Laddie the sheepdog, and Dr. Alison the mobile veterinarian, she slowly recovers. Dr. Alison tells Sweet Pea she can have a sleepover to celebrate as soon as she is well again. When the day finally comes, her closest friends Sunny, Prem, and Violet join her in the greenhouse for a fun and imaginative "SheepOver" celebration. This charming story of caring and friendship by farm owners John and Jennifer Churchman, brought to life with John's entrancing photo-illustrations, will enchant readers young and old. In the words of one of her many fans, "Sweet Pea brings a calming, authentic joy to my life that makes me laugh, cry and gives me hope that all is well in the world. . . . Everyone needs a little Sweet Pea in their lives!"

Advances in Sheep Welfare

Author: Drewe Ferguson,Caroline Lee,Andrew Fisher

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

ISBN: 0081007272

Category: Nature

Page: 318

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Advances in Sheep Welfare examines the recent advances made in sheep welfare assessment, handling and management, providing state-of-the-art coverage of the welfare needs of one of the world’s most widely farmed animals. The book begins with an introduction to sheep welfare in Part One, with chapters covering biology and natural behavior, sheep production systems, and consumer and societal expectations for sheep products. Part Two goes on to highlight new advances in sheep welfare assessment, before Part Three outlines a wide range of solutions to sheep welfare challenges. The final section looks ahead to the future, considering what sheep welfare will look like in 2030 and beyond. This book is an essential part of the wider ranging series Advances in Farm Animal Welfare, with coverage of cattle, sheep, pigs and poultry. With its expert editors and international team of contributors, Advances in Sheep Welfare is a key reference tool for welfare research scientists and students, veterinarians involved in welfare assessment, and indeed anyone with a professional interest in the welfare of sheep. Brings together top researchers in the field to provide a comprehensive overview of recent advances in the understanding of sheep welfare and management Presents part of a wider series, Advances in Agricultural Animal Welfare, which provides comprehensive coverage of animal welfare of the world’s major farmed animals Highlights current advances and looks ahead to how sheep welfare management will develop in the next ten to fifteen years

The Sheep Keeper's Veterinary Handbook

Author: Agnes C. Winter,Judith Charnley

Publisher: Crowood Press

ISBN: 9781861262356

Category: Medical

Page: 208

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This comprehensive book covers how to acquire a healthy flock, routine procedures to keep them healthy, common diseases, how to identify problems, how to deal with them, and when to consult the vet. Written by two qualified veterinary surgeons, each with extensive experience of running their own flocks, the clear, easy-to-follow style will enable the book to be used by all sheep keepers, from novices or amateurs with small flocks, to those with larger or pedigree flocks.