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Here at the Bee Skep Ranch, springtime means high winds and a plethora of newly emergingweeds and sprouting brush. For fire safety and a neat yard, removing noxious (and mostly nonnative) weeds is imperative. For the most part, we take a Green approach whenever possible. Wedo not use weed-killers that might later be eaten by …
Much discussion concerning authentic medieval wool types has come about due to the increased interest in fiber arts and fabric production of that period. Outside of difficult to find textile archeology publications, usually only available through European sources, and the vaguely documented comments written in sheep breed association publications, little has been written that will …
Every sheep producer needs some type of breeding system in order to produce new offspring. A variety of systems can be used depending upon the production system. Find out more in this article.
Bred for meat as well as wool, sheep have been part of the American landscape since colonial times. Now, advances in genetic research are changing breeding procedures, leading to faster, cheaper, and more accurate techniques. Find out more in this article.
Eamon Wall from Sheep Ireland takes us through the whole laparoscopic artificial insemination process on Brian Nicholson’s ewes in Johnstown, Co Kilkenny as part of the Central Progeny Test (CPT) programme.
Find out more about Scraple from this article.
A demonstration of the Australian Method of sheep shearing at Young’s Dairy Jersey Farm in Yellow Springs, Ohio.
Check out the video below to learn how to teach show lambs to brace.