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Best Dairy Sheep Breeds for a Farm
July 28, 2019 · · Sheep

There are a few dairy sheep breeds you could add to your farm. The East Friesian sheep is considered the best breed of dairy sheep by researchers. The milk yield …

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Try Suffolk Sheep for Meat and Wool on the Farm
June 20, 2019 · · Sheep

Suffolk sheep were first recognized in 1797 in sheep breed books. Since 1888, the Suffolk sheep have traveled to new continents and become a staple of American and Canadian sheep …

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Alabama’s Dayspring Dairy: Startup From Scratch

By Tim King Starting an on-farm sheep dairy from scratch is a daunting challenge but it can be done: Greg and Ana Kelly, of Dayspring Dairy near Gallant, Alabama, are proof …

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Dairy Sheep – Consider Icelandic Sheep

By Susan Mongold – What struck me right away when my first Icelandic sheep lambed were the similarities that these sheep had with dairy goats. I had a commercial goat …

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Breeding Top Dairy Sheep for America

By Alan Harman – A generations-long trek from the romantic sun-baked mountains of northern Greece to the New World has led to a pioneering American dairy sheep business that is …

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Sheep Giving Birth: Tips for Successful Lambing
March 13, 2019 · · Sheep

By Laurie Ball-Gisch — Over the past 12 lambing seasons, the main thing the sheep giving birth has taught me is that every season will bring a new lesson. I’ll never …

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Raising Sheep For Profit: Milking Sheep Offer a Small Farm Alternative
March 13, 2019 · · Sheep

By J.D. Belanger – Question: Like most homesteaders who weren’t originally interested in raising sheep for profit, I’d love to find a way to earn some money on the farm …

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