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    Below are some articles that have appeared in past issues of
    The American Coopworth Registry newsletters on sheep management and feeding, and keeping llamas as guard animals. They are reprinted here with permission of the authors.


    Coopworths

    HOW & WHY WE RAISE EASY-CARE COOPWORTHS By Martha McGrath


    Feeding

    REDUCED HAY RATIONS

    FEEDING IN LATE GESTATION

    DON'T OVERFEED REPLACEMENT EWE LAMBS


    Health

    WORMER COSTS AND EFFECTIVENESS

    MILK FEVER

    BASICS OF LAMBING


    Selection

    LAMBING RECORDS FOR RAISING PERFORMANCE RECORDED SHEEP by E. Hope Allen Yankey

    FIGURING ADJUSTED WEIGHTS OF LAMBS

    JUDGING FLEECES BASED ON LAMB'S TAIL?


    Livestock Guardians

    The Puppy Diaries our experiences with our new Karakachan Livestock Guardian Dog pup

    RECOMMENDATIONS ON SELECTING A LLAMA FOR A GUARD ANIMAL written by a sheep friend

    OUR EXPERIENCES WITH A GUARD LLAMA written by a sheep friend


    Jim and Martha McGrath
    178 Lough Rd.
    Franklin, WV, 26807
    304-358-2239
    info@DeerRunSheepFarm.com