1. Abstract,Science News, 2013 In some lamb herds, a mortality rate of 30 percent has been recorded, with no predators involved in these losses. The situation is so serious that the sheep industry could be under threat. It is therefore crucial to identify the causes and implement preventative...
  2. Abstract, Parasites and Vectors, 2017 Tick infestation is the major problem for animal health that causes substantial economic losses, particularly in tropical and subtropical countries. To better understand the spatial distribution of tick species and risk factors associated with tick prevalence...
  3. Key Resource Sheep covers in detail the characteristics and requirements of the livestock group, and how to raise and produce sheep ina variety of tropical zones and farming systems.
  4. Abstract,Sociedade Brasileira de Zootecnia, 2011 Predicted climate changes will affect the way in which sheep are farmed in tropical climates. While frequently animals are selected for individual production, this can affect the profit levels on farm through the need to modify the environment and...
  5. AccessAgriculture Training Video In traditional sheds, sheep and goats are often kept on the ground. The animals are in direct contact with their urine and droppings. Because of poor hygiene many animals get sick. You can easily make a raised platform inside your existing shed to solve these...
  6. 2006-01-01 Ensure the health and well-being of every sheep in your flock with expert advice and practical guidance trusted by shepherds around the world. This invaluable resource includes up-to-date information on breed selection, lambing, feeding, housing, pasture maintenance, and disease prevention and...
  7. Thie book has sections on the different breeds giving origins and characteristics and bringing clarity to their complex relationships. Nutrition, reproduction, health and breed improvement are covered. The practical approach to husbandry gives a comprehensive and reliable knowledge of how to rear...
  8. This book discusses advances in sheep and goat medicine. It covers such topics as clinical nutrition, breeding, ventilation, diseases, and routine sheep and goat procedures.
  9. This handbook will help the sheep producer select production goals, select the type of sheep most suitable for a particular area, and will serve as a guide for the production of healthy sheep.Sheep are one of the most common livestock and among the first to be domesticated. They are very...
  10. 1976-12-01 Amazon.com Description Raising Sheep the Modern Way covers everything from breeds of sheep to recipes. It is a must read for anyone new to raising sheep, and is a good reference book for the experienced shepherd as well. I have been in the sheep business for 14 years. I purchased the book when I...
  11. This easy-to-use reference guide provides everything you need to know about caring for and treating pets and barnyard animals.