Sheep

Sheep

Resources for large and small sheep producers:

Oregon State University 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 & Goats (EM 9055).  Published in February 2013 by OSU Extension Publications.

Body condition scoring of sheep – EC 1433

Artificial rearing of lambs on milk replacer diets – EC 1427

Evaluation of Flock Production (Douglas County)

Sheep Management Guide  EM 8916E

 

Oregon State University SHEEP RESEARCH PROJECTS

High rates of selenium supplement for sheep