why do sheep need a shepherd

Why Do Sheep Need A Shepherd?

What do you think of when you hear the word “shepherd”?  The answer is probably protection, safety, or something related.  Shepherd is synonymous now with guidance rather than specifically with … Read Post

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Will Fertilizer Hurt Sheep?

Farmers fertilize pastures for quick, nutrient-dense growth to support their livestock. Farmers often want to pasture their sheep right after the pasture has been fertilized. It is far safer to … Read Post

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When Is a Sheep Too Old to Eat?

In the U.S., lamb is the most popular form of sheep meat, and you don’t see mutton nearly as often.  There are multiple reasons for lamb being the most widely … Read Post

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Can Sheep Safely Eat Bread?

The focus of your sheep’s diet is likely high-fiber pasture grass and hay. But what about supplemental treats? Is bread safe to feed your sheep? Sheep should not be fed … Read Post

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Can Sheep Be House Trained?

Few farm animals manage to capture our hearts quite as well as sheep.  Sheep often have a sense of innocence matched with a fluffy exterior making young baby lambs a … Read Post

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Are Grass Cuttings Bad for Sheep?

There’s a sense of satisfaction in using garden waste to feed your animals. Many backyard farm enthusiasts think feeding lawn clippings to their livestock is a fine idea. Using the … Read Post