March/April 2018: Table of Contents

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March/April 2018


• Filling Fiber Artists’ Palettes
• Skoog Gotlands: Artistry In Pelts Crowns Meat & Wool Sales
Victorian Farmstead: Nuggest Discovered in Marketing Top Notch Local Sheep Markets
• Blessing the Woolies: At Trailing of Sheep Fest

Scribblings: Early Pastures Tell All: Hints to Alert Growers
• sheep! Photo Contest
• Meeting of Minds
~ Hydatid Disease Brought In By Unscreened Imported Wolves?
~ “Pay for Success”—USDA Invests in Innovative Funding Model
~ Maximize Yields On Old Stand Alfalfa Fields
~ EBVs Take the Risk Out of Breeding Choices
Three Beginner to Advanced Sheep Shearing Courses Offered
Hair Sheep Report
Shearing Notes
Vet Check
Wool Gatherings
Sheep May Safely Graze: Removing Red Foxes with Cage Traps
Price Reports
sheep! Bookstore
Book Review: David E. Brown’s The Wolf in the Southwest
Poor Will’s sheep! Almanack
News Bleat
~ Paying Ranchers for Losses Helps Nuisance Wildlife Thrive
~ Feeding Biodiesel Residues Makes Better Lamb
~ Public Lands Grazing Fees 2018
~ Mexican Wolf Recovery Plan Details
~ Developing New Markets: Lamb Ham Preferred to All Others
~ Receive Free Heritage Breed Ewes
~ Drones to Ease Sheep Toil?
~ Aussies Push for “Accurate Prediction of Consumer Satisfaction”
~ Leader Sheep on the Rise
~ Calls to Cheapen & Improve Output
Farm to Fork: Roasted Rack of Lamb
sheep! Breeders & Classifieds


sheep! March/April 18 Cover Photo

Photo taken by Maggie Perry, of Brookfield, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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