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Storey's Guide to Raising Sheep, 5th Edition

Breeding, Care, Facilities

Storey's Guide to Raising Sheep, 5th Edition
Paula Simmons By (author)
Carol Ekarius By (author)
9781612129808
Product ID:  622980
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2019/06/25
Storey Publishing, LLC

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7.0 X 9.3 in
368 pg


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Description

The updated fifth edition of the classic best-selling guide to raising sheep now features full-color photography and completely updated information for a new generation of small-scale farmers and homesteaders.


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"Through the years, Storey’s Guide to Raising Sheep has been our ‘bible’ at Wing & A Prayer Farm. We’ve kept it on hand — dog-eared, margin-noted pages and all — in the barn, in the house, and on our list of recommended reading for beginner shepherds. We encourage sheep raisers, from first-time hobby farmers to seasoned, wizened flock-keepers, to keep their own copy for reference on their tending journey." — Tamara White, Wing & A Prayer Farm
 



Author Bio

A respected authority on sheep raising for over three decades, author Paula Simmons has written many books and magazines articles on spinning wool, and is the coauthor of Storey’s Guide to Raising Sheep. Simmons lecturers and conducts workshops in the United States and Canada on the subject of raising sheep and spinning wool for a living. Together with her husband, she has been raising and sheering sheep, and spinning and weaving wool for over 20 years on their farm in Washington.


Carol Ekarius is the coauthor of The Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook, The Field Guide to Fleece, and Storey’s Guide to Raising Sheep, and the author of several books including Small-Scale Livestock Farming, Storey’s Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds, and Storey’s Illustrated Breed Guide to Sheep, Goats, Cattle, and Pigs. She lives in the mountains of Colorado.