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In this issue of sheep!
Volume 29 Number 6
November/December, 2008

On The Cover
      ”We’ve Been Waiting All Day For This” by Krista Kruger, Browns Valley, Minnesota. See the full story on page 10.


     
Features
Blystone Farm Direct-To-Consumer Pays 34
New Small-Scale Fiber Processor Spins & Plies on a Single Machine 37
Organic Worm Control One Family Farm Takes Several Approaches 42
Horned Assets Ancient & Enchanting, Horns Add Beauty & Profit to a Flock 50
A Special Breed Can Pay Its Way While Preserving a Priceless Heritage 58
Selling Stout Wools in Thin Markets 60
  
Departments
Scribblings 6
sheep! 2008 Photo Contest Winners 9
sheep! sheep! Photo Contest 10
Meeting of Minds 12
    Flashing Light Predator Repellants 13
    Copper Wire Particles for Worm Control 14
    How Much Grass Does a Sheep Eat in a Year? 15
    Sheep Survival at High Elevation 17
    Weaning Bums 18
    Do Organic and Alternative Wormers Really Work? 20
    Alternative Shearing Methods 21
    Yeaning Signs 22
    Mushrooms Fight Coccidiosis 25
    How We Use Mushrooms in the Flock and How Often 27
Vet Check 28
Sheep May Safely Graze
    Got Predator Troubles? Organic Grower Plan Deals with Varmints 30
Shearing Notes 33
Book Review—Beautiful Sheep 37
Price Reports 40
Wool-Gatherings 44
Poor Will’s sheep! Almanack 45
News Bleat
    Turnips Make Good Lamb Quick 54
    Inviting Urbanites to Farms Boosts Consumer Loyalty 54
    Competition Shearing Should Be in Olympics 55
    One in 20 Aussie Sheep Has Sheep Measles 55
    Half-Century Cover-Up of Health Risks of Sheep Dip 55
    More Canadians Sidestepping “The Industry” to Eat Lamb 56
    Cloned Meat Now Entering U.S. Food Marketplace 56
    Ultra-Fast Growing EPD Suffolks 57
    All Together Now: “All We, Like Sheep” 57
  
sheep! Breeders & Classifieds 61
  





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