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Soay sheep are a small breed perfect for someone without a lot of room to spare. Soays are easy keepers, don't require shearing, and make great weed wackers.
Radio interview source: Priscilla Weaver, Sheep Owner Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below   It's common for hobby farmers to raise sheep that are eventually...
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Living the Country Life Radio Program with Betsy Freese
Easy -care animals Listen to this radio show (MP3 download) or read below. Radio interview source: Connie Taylor, Navajo-Churro Sheep Association On our farm, we cross Dorset ewes with...
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If you're looking for a sheep breed to raise for wool, try the Icelandic breed. These sheep are known for the sheer beauty of the wool, but they also provide meat and milk. Radio interview...
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Don't want the hassle of shearing? Try Katahdin hair sheep.
Hair instead of wool These sheep are missing something, and that's good, say Ron and Judy Monson. The Katahdin breed has hair instead of wool, and that means less work, according to the...
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They money is in the horns! "The money is in the horns!" says Krista Darnell, as she watches over her flock of multi-colored bighorn sheep in the pasture. Ewes and lambs emerge through...
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It's often said that good things come in small packages. If you want to raise sheep but don't have a lot of room, why not consider some pint-sized Babydoll sheep. Radio interview source: Ada...