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Sheep handling equipment for the farm flock

M. G. Huber

Sheep handling equipment for the farm flock

by M. G. Huber

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Published by State College of Washington, Extension Service in Pullman, Wash .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[prepared by M.G. Huber, and Dean Frischknecht].
SeriesPNW -- 34., PNW (Series) -- 34.
ContributionsWashington State University. Dept. of Extension.
The Physical Object
Pagination[14] p.
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17613519M
OCLC/WorldCa41826570

  Mechanical equipment & services 22 - Fire & other emergency precautions 22 - Hazards 23 - Milk sheep 24 - Management 24 - Milking practices 24 - Milking parlours & equipment 24 - Appendix Useful publications 25 Further information 26 Code of Recommendations for the Welfare of Livestock: Sheep /file//pbsheeppdf. Running a Small Flock of Sheep uses a step-by-step approach and has been written for small-scale sheep farmers and inexperienced people considering a rural life-style change. It will prepare the reader for each procedure and event on a sheep farm. The book begins with an introduction to the basic principles and procedures of sheep farming and the economics and required farm infrastructure for

  • Sheep provide two sources of cash income: lamb and wool. • Sheep require a minimum amount of supplemental feeding. • Sheep can provide a quick return on investment. Disadvantages of Producing Sheep • A sheep enterprise must be well managed. • Sheep are subject to predation by coyotes, eagles, bobcats, lions, bears, domestic dogs, :// Cleaning, Grading, Handling, Storage and Transport Equipment - (NN) Cooling and Refrigeration Equipment - (NN) Crop Harvesting Equipment - (NN) Crop Sowing and Planting Equipment - (NN) Crop Tending Equipment - (NN)


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Sheep handling equipment for the farm flock by M. G. Huber Download PDF EPUB FB2

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