Sheep

Sheep

Resources for large and small sheep producers:

OSU Department of Animal Sciences Sheep Extension

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

http://ir.library.oregonstate.edu/xmlui/bitstream/handle/1957/20440/em8916-e.pdf?sequence=1

 

Body condition scoring of sheep – EC 1433

http://ir.library.oregonstate.edu/xmlui/bitstream/handle/1957/14303/ec1433.pdf

 

Artificial rearing of lambs on milk replacer diets – EC 1427

http://ir.library.oregonstate.edu/xmlui/bitstream/handle/1957/14277/ec1427.pdf

 

Evaluation of Flock Production (Douglas County)

http://extension.oregonstate.edu/douglas/sites/default/files/documents/lf/LnF0703EvalSheepProd.pdf

 

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

High rates of selenium supplement for sheep