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Dairy Sheep



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By Margo Hale and Linda Coffey

Published: 2006

Updated: 2006

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IP288

15 pages


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Introduction

The sale of sheep milk or milk products is often more profitable than selling only lamb or wool. This publication explores the dairy sheep business and helps producers decide whether it is a viable option for their farms. Regulations governing the industry are discussed. The publication also addresses production issues, animal health, stock selection, and nutrition issues surrounding dairy sheep. References and resources follow the narrative.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Getting Help
Getting Started
Labor
Marketing
Processing
Regulations
Budgeting
Production Notes
Selecting Stock
Nutrition
Milking
Production Records
Health
Conclusion
References
Resources
Contacts
Web sites
Associations
Periodicals/Newsletters
Books/Publications
Suppliers
Budgets

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