July/August 2017: Table of Contents

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July/August 2017

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Features
• Shetland Wool’s “Extra Fine” Legacy, Protected by Official Trademark
• History Rewrites Future, Genetic Study to Offer Useful Future Traits
• Unusual Triplets, An Unassisted, Prolonged (5 day) Lambing
Livestock Guardian Dogs & Barking, Understanding What Your LGD is Telling You
Springrock Jacobs Earn Their Keep

Departments
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Scribblings: Mob Grazing, Right for You?
• sheep! Photo Contest
• Meeting of Minds
“The Narrative” Affects Public’s Take On Sheep & Predators
Animal & Human Remorse
Proud New Sheep Breeds Record Keeping Service
Pipestone’s “Sheep For Profit” School, July 5 to 8, 2017
Summer a Bummer?  Four Simple Steps Help Lambs Beat the Heat
Rams That Don’t Butt
Before You Buy Or Build A Fence
New NSIP Certification Program
Federal or State Lands, Part 5
Old-Time Summertime Homemade Wormer Recipes
Hair Sheep Reports
• Wool Gatherings
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Sheep May Safely Graze: Red Foxes, General Characteristics & Call-to-Shoot Instructions
Price Reports
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sheep! Bookstore
• Shearing Notes
• Book Review: Don Shymaker’s Journals of a Coyotero
• Poor Will’s sheep! Almanack
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News Bleat
Flavor Study To Oust Growers Where Aussies Send Lamb
Big Dorper Investments In Russia
Brits’ “Brief” Procedure To Detect Soil Health
Consumers Demand:  “Fix Gamy Lamb;” Aussies Acting On It
Farm Parents: Be More Careful!
Get Paid To Graze Others’ Land
How Machines Analyze Sheep Faces To Detect Pain
Stolen Sheep’s Hefting Instinct Brings Them Home
USDA’s Only Sheep Research Station Again Faces Closure
Portable Machine Shortens Wool Analysis Time
sheep! Breeders & Classifieds

ON THE COVER

Photo taken by Marlene Bell, of Ewephoric! Texas Horned Dorsets in Big Sandy, Texas.

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