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The Shocking Truth About Electric Fencing for Sheep

By John Kirchhoff – People have mixed feelings about the use of electric fencing for sheep and other livestock. For people unfamiliar with them, the word “electric fence” conjures up images …

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The Texel Fix-All
March 13, 2019 . · Sheep

By Tim King Texels are a white-faced breed of heavily muscled sheep that originated in the Netherlands. British shepherds became interested in the breed and started importing them from the …

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Facts About Lambing With Hair Sheep Breeds
March 13, 2019 . · Sheep

By Bill Hoag – Through the years I’ve learned that ewes of hair sheep breeds generally are excellent mothers and easy natural lambers. These facts and tips for how to raise sheep …

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Wondering What to Feed Sheep? How about Field Corn!
March 13, 2019 . · Sheep

By Kimberly Thimmig – If you’re wondering what to feed sheep to save a little money and reduce waste on your homesteading land, then let me tell you a story about …

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Raising Sheep: Buying and Caring for Your First Flock
March 13, 2019 . · Sheep

By Marvin R. Gray – So you’ve moved to the country and have been thinking about raising sheep on your five or 10 acres. Perhaps you have only limited livestock experience, but …

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Learn How to Felt Wool for Fun or Profit
February 11, 2019 . · Homesteading

By Robyn Scherer – Sculpting is an art form that takes time, skill, and an attention to detail. Usually, people think of sculpting as an art form using clay or stone. However, …

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