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Sheep husbandry in Queensland

W. J. Pryor

Sheep husbandry in Queensland

by W. J. Pryor

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Published by University of Queensland in [St. Lucia, Brisbane] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia,
  • Queensland.
    • Subjects:
    • Sheep -- Australia -- Queensland.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Statement[by, W. J. Pryor and I. D. Smith]
      ContributionsSmith, I. D., joint author., University of Queensland.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSF375.5.A8 P7 1967
      The Physical Object
      Pagination84 l.
      Number of Pages84
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4056365M
      LC Control Number79453043

      Reham contracting is couple based in Warwick. We service all areas. Specialising in all aspects of livestock handling and husbandry (cattle, sheep, horses and goats). Such as mustering, branding, castrating, ear tagging, ear marking and vaccinations. Low stress mustering technique using any of the following- horses, motorbikes and controllable. Total sheep numbers are expected to increase in New Zealand by per cent to million head. Test AuctionsPlus: Weekly sheep and goat sale .

      Sheep Husbandry 1. What kinds of areas do sheep naturally inhabit? 2. What kind of vegetation furnishes the feed most ideal for sheep? 3. What type of shelter or barn should be provided for sheep? 4. How much space is needed for each animal in the following conditions: a. Loose barn space for adult sheep b. Queensland's animal industries include livestock, such as cattle, sheep and pigs, and livestock products, such as wool, dairy and eggs. Animal industries contribute significantly to Queensland's economy. Queensland has a well-deserved reputation for clean, safe and ethically produced food.

      Sheep Raising the branch of livestock raising concerned with the raising of sheep. It produces valuable raw materials for light industry (wool, sheepskins, and lambskins) and yields important food products (meat, mutton tallow, and milk). Of all the products obtained from sheep, wool is of the greatest significance to the national economy. Owing to its.   The Sheep Book for Smallholders by Tim Tyne. The Veterinary Book for Sheep Farmers by David Henderson (a bit dated in places, but still very useful) Practical Lambing and Lamb Care: A Veterinary Guide by Andrew Eales, John Small, and Colin Macaldowie. Equipment. For starters you will need: Hurdles - Marker Spray - Halter - Antibiotic spray.


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