The Modern Shepherd: How to Use the Internet in Sheep Rearing

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December 27, 2019 0 Comments

The internet has infiltrated every single area of modern-day life and that includes rural lifestyles such as sheep farming. Whereas many people’s impression of farm life is one of isolation, tradition and ancient technology, for farmers the reality is very different. In order to make the farming life a profitable one, farmers have always had …

Essential Information for Sheep Breeding Part 2

December 23, 2019 14,024 Comments

Under perfect circumstances an ewe is fertile throughout the year. But much like with a human, greater care must be taken of nutrition and health. First, make sure that the pregnant ewe is not under any undue amount of stress. If you have an overexcited dog doing the shepherding, you might want to limit the …

Essential Information for Sheep Breeding Part 1

December 17, 2019 2,169 Comments

Sheep farming, as any other farming really, is a messy affair. And there is perhaps nothing more messy than breeding the animals you farm. Being vigilant and strategic about every step of the process is essential, not only for the achieving of the desired result, but for preventing tragic accidents or loss due to error. …

How to Choose a Sheepdog Part 2

December 8, 2019 5,012 Comments

Another clear advantage of a puppy is the bond you form with it early on. Training a sheepdog is not complex from the standpoint of the end result you’re trying to achieve. You’re looking to train an obedient animal who will be able to wrangle the flock in an effective way and fast, without it …