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Sheep: Small Scale Sheep Keeping Hobby FarmCompanionHouse Books #ad - The chapter “health, parasites, and hooves” and the appendix “A Glance at Sheep Afflictions” offers farmers vital information about vaccinations, Maladies, and hoof care to be proactive in the flock’s health. The old adage “a sick sheep is a dead sheep” may not hold completely true in modern times, but it does underscore how important the health of a flock is to a responsible sheep keeper.
Sheep farming involves the housing, feeding, and guarding of the sheep, all detailed in the book. Understanding sheep behavior is the subject of the chapter “Sheepish Behavior and Safe Handling, ” in which the author discusses flocking dynamics, and sheep body and vocal language, fleeing instinct, leading to practical advice about how to handle and move sheep safely and with minimal fuss.
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