Watch a naturalist from the Massachusetts Audubon Society's Drumlin Farm provide important tips about raising sheep in this free online video....
Sheep rearing is the raising and breeding of domestic sheep. It is a branch of
animal husbandry. Sheep are raised principally for their meat (lamb and mutton),
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About Sheep 201 and its author; Getting Started Why do you want to raise sheep
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They're docile, relatively small (compared to cows) and can be multi-purpose, yielding meat, wool, and even milk. However, some amazing cheeses are made from sheep's
milk: feta, pecorino, and ricotta, to name a few.)
Goats are another great choice for the farm. You'l... More »
With a little land, know-how, and a bit of help, raising sheep is a practical way of
obtaining meat and fiber.
With changes in New England agriculture, many New England farmers and rural
residents with land or other available resources are thinking of raising sheep.
How to Get Started in Raising Sheep. Raising sheep is rewarding - whether it be
for one's livelihood, as a source of homegrown food or as a hobby. But success ...
The benefits of raising a hair sheep is that you don't have to shear them & their
coat sheds naturally like a dog's coat would. This really only applies to if you own
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