Sheep AgSkills - A Practical Guide to Farm Skills

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Author:   Jennifer Laffan
Publisher:   NSW Agriculture
Format:   Softback
ISBN:   9780731305858
Product Id:   3279

Sheep Agskills provides a guide to the basics of handling and caring for sheep.The book contains step-by-step instructions, diagrams, and full-colour pictures.

Table of Contents:
  • General safety precautions

  • Animal welfare

  • Quality assurance

  • Catch, restrain and throw sheep

  • Body condition scoring and fat scoring sheep

  • Mouthing

  • Foot trimming

  • Drenching

  • Hand crutching

  • Machine crutching

  • Problems associated with lambing

  • Tail docking

  • Vaccinating

  • Castrating lambs

  • Individual identification, and

  • Safe Work Method Statements.