Guide to Raising Dairy Sheep

SKU A3896-01

Author(s) Yves Berger, Claire Mikolayunas, David Thomas.

Raising sheep for dairy production is a small but growing industry, centered in the upper Midwest and northeastern United States and southeastern Canada, that serves an increased demand for sheep milk cheese production. This guide covers the basics of dairy sheep management, including breeding, facilities, lactation and weaning, pasturing, health care, equipment, and basic economics, and is designed to help you determine whether raising dairy sheep is an appropriate enterprise for your personal and farm goals (6 pages; 2010).


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