An Introduction to Keeping Sheep by Jane Upton and Denis Soden

An Introduction to Keeping Sheep by Jane Upton and Denis Soden

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The highly acclaimed book is an excellent introduction for anyone starting with sheep. It is full of detailed information and solid, sensible advice complemented by descriptive line drawings and colour plates of the breeds.

The contents include buying, housing, care of the breeding flock, veterinary advice and a useful shepherd’s calendar. Regularly recommended at agricultural shows around the country as the ideal companion for anyone thinking of taking up sheep keeping.

Book details

148 pages
The Good Life Press
Publication date
April 2010



Thursday 22 September, 2011 at 9:01am

This was my first sheep book and I cannot recommend it highly enough to the beginner. I still keep it by me. The lambing checklist and descriptions of malpresentations and how to rectify them in particular are as good as any you will find.

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