A guide to the stocking and managing of a dairy ewe business, which advises the reader on how to select stock from a range of breeds and how to feed, milk and care for ewes, especially during lambing. The book also provides a resume of past and present dairy farming practices throughout the world.
Reasons for milking sheep and how to start up a dairy flock; selecting suitable ewes; the management of dairy ewes, rams and lambs; rearing dairy lambs; feeding the prolific ewe; general requirements and techniques for milking ewes; health of the flock; a comparison of sheep, goat and cow milks; hygiene and preservation of sheep milk; marketing sheep dairy products; product making; costing a dairy ewe enterprise; sheep milking in other countries; the milking ewe as a therapy for the maladjusted and lonely.
Practical Sheep Dairying: Care and Milking of the Dairy Ewe by Olivia Mills
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