Resources for large and small sheep producers:
Voluntary Scrapie Eradication Program information. Information on the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service scrapie identification program
The Sheep Industry Handbook, an excellent resource covering the basics of sheep production, is for beginner and experienced sheep producers alike. Topics include Sheep Breeding, Forages, Handling, Health, Management, Marketing, Nutrition, Predator Control, Quality Assurance, Reproduction, Sheep Care and Wool. It can be ordered from the American Sheep Industry Association.
"Parasite Concerns in Sheep". Summarizes the notes on this subject from the Oregon Sheep Growers annual convention, December 2006.
"Internal Parasites in Sheep and Goats". EM 9055 • February 2013
Sheep Management Guide – EM8916-E
Body condition scoring of sheep – EC 1433
Artificial rearing of lambs on milk replacer diets – EC 1427
Evaluation of Flock Production (Douglas County)
The sheep Extension address at the Department of Animal and Rangeland sciences has changed to: http://anrs.oregonstate.edu/group/sheep
OSU SHEEP RESEARCH PROJECTS