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In this issue of sheep!
Volume 32 Number 4
July/August, 2011

On The Cover
      “Worm Drenching: Hubby At Work Again” by Maggie Perry of Hilden, Nova Scotia, Canada. See the full story on page 10.

Toss Your Sheep-Handling Woes: It’s Not The Sheep That Need To Be Trained 26
Benefits Trump Braggadocio: Easy Care Breed Now A Half-Million Strong 42
America’s First Sheep Breed: Lost Treasure Regained (Part Two) 50
Scribblings 6
sheep! Photo Contest 10
Meeting of Minds 12
    Getting More Profit By Using Ultrasound On Breeding Stock 12
    Is Treated Lumber Safe Around Sheep? 12
    Rafter 7 Ranch Wool Sets 11 Straight Years Of Price Records 14
    400 Sheep On Five Acres? 14
    Dry Lot Costs & Wool Selling 15
    Pelleting Grass Seeds 17
    News & View From Down Under 20
    Sheep With Geese 21
    Mobile Meat Processing Unit Achieves USDA Certification 22
Hair Sheep Reports First Hand Experiences With Many Breeds 23
Vet Check 25
Sheep May Safely Graze
Ambush! Who Says Pest Control Has To Be No Fun? 30
Wool-Gatherings 33
Make It Yourself: Homemade Troughs For Feeding Pellets, Grain or Salt to Sheep in the Pasture 34
Book Review
Predator Damage Control: A State of the Art and Condition 36
Shearing Notes 37
Price Reports 38
Poor Will’s sheep! Almanack 45
News Bleat 54
    Fighting Spray-Resistant Blowflies 54
    Breed Your Own Easy-Care Sheep 54
    Deakin University: “High Risk Of Heart Failure In Farmers” 55
    EU Food Fight 55
    Foot & Mouth Disease (FMD) Spreads By Skin 56
    NZ Reserve Bank: Four Reasons Sheep Prices Will Stay High 56
    Peace Offering Of Rams To Stop Government Violence 57
    Meat Wrap Detects Rot 58
    “Oregon Shepherd” Wool Insulation 58
    Sheep Guts Repair Burns & Wounds 59
sheep! Breeders & Classifieds 60

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