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BOOKS

Title: the Encyclopedia of country living : an old fashioned recipe book
Author: Carla Emery
Contributors: illustrated by Cindy Davis and David Berger
Published: Seattle, WA : Sasquatch Books , c1994 fourth printing of ninth edition, 1997

Summary: This book contains much information on country living including, living self-sufficiently, planting gardens, raising animals, and processing home-grown foods.

ISBN: 0912365951
Call Number: 80.13 EME
Subjects: Amaranth , Asparagus , Baking , Bamboo , Beekeeping , Beginning farming , Berries , Blackberries , Blueberries , Brambles , Broccoli , Buckwheat , Butter , Calves , Canning , Cattle, beef , Cattle, dairy , Cheese making , Chickens , Cole crops (broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage) , Cooking, recipes , Corn , Dairy products , Ducks , Eggs , Family life , Farm life , Farm management and decision making , Food processing , Food storage and preservation , Fruits , Fruits, tree , Game birds , Gardening , Geese , Goats , Goats, dairy , Goats, meat , Grains , Grapes , Grasses, warm season , Guinea fowl , Handicrafts , Harvesting , Herbs , Hogs , Homesteading , Honey, bee products , Lamb (meat), mutton , Lambs , Livestock , Meat products , Milk , Millets , Mushrooms , Nut trees , Nuts , Onions , Paw paws , Peaches , Pears , Pest control , Pheasants , Plant propagation , Pork , Postharvest handling of fruits and vegetables , Poultry , Poultry meats , Quail , Rabbits , Raspberries , Seed saving , Seed storing , Seeds , Sheap Shearing , Sheep , Slaughtering methods , Small livestock , Soap making , Soil management , Sorghum , Sustainable agriculture , Tanning hides , Turkeys , Veal production , Vegetable gardening , Vegetables , Vegetables, harvesting and postharvest , Vegetables, storage , Wheat , Wool , Yogurt

Title: In sheep's clothing : a handspinner's guide to wool
Author: Nola Fournier
Second Author: Jane Fournier
Published: Loveland, CO : Interweave Press , c1995

Summary: The book discusses characteristics of wools from a hundred different sheep breeds along with information on selecting top quality fleeces, cleaning wool, teasing, flicking, combing, carding and other preparation methods, and spinning and plying a variety of yarn styles.

ISBN: 188301011X
Call Number: 86.63 FOU
Subjects: Sheep , Wool

Title: Keeping livestock healthy : a veterinary guide to horses, cattle, pigs, goats & sheep
Author: N. Bruce Haynes, D.V.M.
Published: Pownal, VT : Storey Communications , c1994 3rd ed.

Summary: The author writes in the preface that "the reader will find that this is not a book on how to treat sick animals. Instead it attempts to explain the nature of the disease process and outlines methods of preventing illnesses of the major farm animal species." Topics include summaries of microbial and metabolic diseases, parasitism, vaccines, artificial insemination, ultrasonography, disease testing and drug treatments.

ISBN: 0882668446
Call Number: 70.8 HAY
Subjects: Animal diseases , Animal health , Cattle , Goats , Hogs , Horses , Livestock , Livestock, disease prevention , Livestock, diseases , Sheep

Title: Lamb marketing primer
Author: William K. Kruesi
Published: Burlington, VT : Vermont Lamb Promotion Board, University of Vermont Extension System, Vermont Department of Agriculture , 1991

Summary: This marketing handbook is for both new and experienced shepherds and primarily focused on lamb production and marketing in Vermont and New England. The objective is to provide all the basic information a producer needs to reach the best lamb markets for the highest return. Chapters cover lamb production, markets, evaluation and grading, pricing, delivery, advertising, marketing regulations, promotion, and market planning.

Call Number: 86.3 KRU
Subjects: Lamb (meat), mutton , Lambs , Meat products, marketing , Sheep

Title: Raising sheep the modern way
Author: Paula Simmons
Published: Pownal, VT : Storey Communications , c1989 Updated & Revised ed.

Summary: Includes information on start-up, breeds, fences and pastures, feeds and feeding, rams, flushing and breeding, lambing and lamb care, health problems, parasites, wool and shearing, mutton, other sources of sheep-related income, and guardian sheep dogs.

ISBN: 0882665294
Call Number: 71.7 SIM
Subjects: Dogs, guardian , Lamb (meat), mutton , Lambs , Sheep , Wool

Title: the Second conference on agroforestry in North Amreica
Contributors: edited by H.E. 'Gene' Garrett
Published: Columbia, MO : University of Missouri , 1991

Summary: The proceedings of the second conference on Agroforestry in North America, Springfield, Mo , August 18-21, 1991.

Call Number: 67.5 SEC
Subjects: Grazing , Sheep , Silvopasture , Sustainable agriculture , Tree farming , Walnut trees , Water quality

Title: Sheep housing and equipment handbook
Author: Harvey J. Hirning ... [et. al.]
Published: Ames, IA : Midwest Plan Service , 1994 4th ed.

Summary: This handbook summarizes the design, selection, and operation of buildings and equipment for sheep production. Covered topics include planning sheep facilities, barns, manure management, feed storage and handling, treating and handling facilities, utilities, equipment for orphan lambs, and construction materials.

ISBN: 0893730904
Call Number: 71.7 HAR
Subjects: Sheep , Sheep, housing and equipment

Title: Small-scale sheep keeping
Author: Jeremy Hunt
Published: London , : Faber and Faber , 1997

Summary: Intended for the new small-scale sheep keeper. Chapters include coverage of start-up, choosing a breed, grazing and fencing, housing, feeding and nutrition, lambing and lamb care, sheep health and showing your sheep.

ISBN: 0571178936
Call Number: 71.7 HUN
Subjects: Lambs , Sheep , Sheep, housing and equipment

Title: Turning wool into a cottage industry
Author: Paula Simmons
Published: Pownal , VT : Storey Communications , c1991

Summary: How to convert an interest in wool crafts into home-based income. Topics include home processing, selling raw and washed wool, carding, dyeing, handspinning, weaving, knitting, and felting wool, preparing pelts, business and merchandising tips, equipment information, and descriptions of nineteen successful entrepreneurs.

ISBN: 0882666851
Call Number: 86.63 SIM
Subjects: New business management , Sheep , Wool

Title: Working sheep dogs : management and training
Author: John Templeton
Second Author: Matt Mundell
Published: Ramsbury, Marlborough, U.K. : Crowood Press , 1995

Summary: The book describes a formula for training border collies to herd sheep, including choosing a pup, introducing it to sheep, commands for fetching, driving, shedding and returning to the flock.

ISBN: 185223718x
Call Number: 76.11 TEM
Subjects: Dogs, herding , Sheep

BOOKLETS

Title: Control of internal parasites in cattle and sheep
Author: Jean Duval
Published: Ste. Anne de Bellevue, Quebec : Ecological Agriculture Projects , c1997

Summary: This document describes a description of internal parasites, methods to prevent their infestation and alternatives to conventional dewormers for ruminants. The section on botanical dewormers also includes information on other farm animals such as pigs and poultry.

Call Number: 71.084 DUV
Subjects: Animal health , Cattle , Cattle, parasites , Sheep

Title: Network for animal health and welfare in organic agriculture
Contributors: edited by M. Hovie and R. Garcia Trujillo
Published: University of Reading , 2000

Summary: proceedings of the Second Netowrk for Animal Health and Welfare in Organic Agriculture Worshop, Cordoba, 8-11 January 2000

Call Number: 70 NET
Subjects: Cattle , Hogs , Livestock , Organic dairy farming , Organic farming , Sheep

VIDEOS

Title: Shearing made easy : with Doug Rathke
Published: Hutchinson, MN : Liberty, Land & Livestock , c1999

Call Number: 71.72 SHE
Subjects: Sheep , Wool

WEB PAGES

The Use of Vaccines in Sheep (University of Minnesota)
Sustainable Sheep Production (ATTRA)
Starting or Expanding Your Sheep Flock  (University of Minnesota)
Springtime Sheep Grazing Helps Control Leafy Spurge (USDA)
Spring Lamb Production (Penn State University)
Small Ruminant Sustainability Checksheet (ATTRA)
Sheep: Sustainable and Organic Production (ATTRA)
Sheep Publications (Oklahoma State University)
Sheep Products - Wool and Meat (University of Wisconsin)
Sheep Production and Management: Housing Your Flock (University of Wisconsin)
Sheep Management Calendar (Oregon State University)
Sheep Grazing Management (Virginia Cooperative Extension)
Sheep and Goat Internal Parasite Survey (Texas A&M University)
Sheep Diseases (University of Minnesota)
Sheep Breeds (Oklahoma State University)
Sheep Barn and Equipment Plans (North Dakota State University)
Sheep (University of Nebraska)
Sheep (University of California-Davis)
Raising And Finishing Lambs On Pasture (Cornell University)
Production-Oriented Lamb Marketing (University of Kentucky)
Off-season & Holiday Lamb Production (Penn State University)
Off Season And Accelerated Lamb Production (Penn State University)
Monitoring Internal Parasite Infection in Small Ruminants (Texas A&M University)
Managing Insect Pests on Goats and Sheep (Penn State)
Management of Barber pole Worm in Sheep and Goats in the Southern US (Dale Bumpers Small Farms Research Center)
An Illustrated Guide to Sheep and Goat Production (ATTRA)
Getting Started in Sheep (Government of Saskatchewan)
Ethnic Holiday Calendar (Penn State University)
Economical Alternative Feeds for Sheep (University of Kentucky)
Developing a Sheep Enterprise (University of Kentucky)
Dairy Sheep Budgets (CIAS)
Choosing a Profitable Breed of Sheep (abstract only)
BUSINESS RETENTION AND ENHANCEMENT (University of Minnesota)
Are You Thinking of Raising Sheep? (University of Maine)


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