Saturday, March 14, 2009

How to Raise Sheep, an essential guide

Anyone interested in raising sheep, one or two hobby animals or a full scale herd, will find How to Raise Sheep an indispensable resource filled with useful information and advice.

How to Raise Sheep CoverWith details on everything from particular breeds to feed requirements, fencing, general care, showing, breeding, and marketing, this handy expert guide tells you all you need to know to raise healthy sheep.

Author Philip Hasheider, himself a successful farmer, offers reliable directions for getting started and being successful and discusses the merits of various breeds, of different farming methods, organic, sustainable, and conventional and which approach can best meet the needs of prospective sheep owners.

How to Raise Sheep is published in association with the National FFA Organization, formerly known as Future Farmers of America, and has been reviewed and approved in accordance with industry standards. It is available at bookstores everywhere or through

Source: Voyageur Press news release