Sheep Farming for Meat and Wool

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Author:   Jane Court, John Webb and Sue Hides
Publisher:   CSIRO Publishing
Format:   Softback
ISBN:   9780643092945
Product Id:   4388
Dimensions (cm): 26 H x 20 W
Pages: 336

Sheep Farming for Meat & Wool contains practical, up to date information on sheep production and management for producers throughout temperate Australia. 

It is based on research and extension projects conducted over many years by the Department of Primary Industries and its predecessors and the University of Melbourne.


The book covers business management, pasture growth and management, nutrition and feed management, drought management, reproductive management, disease management, genetic improvement, animal welfare and working dog health.

This book will guide new and established farmers, students of agriculture and service providers with detailed information on the why and how of sheep production, and will assist farmer groups to initiate activities aimed at increasing their efficiency in specific areas of sheep production.