Sheep Farming for Meat and Wool
contains practical, up-to-date information on sheep production and management based on current industry practices and findings of recent research by the Department of Primary Industries, Victoria. It is written in an easy-to-read style and addresses all aspects of sheep farming for meat and wool production throughout temperate Australia.
The book gives seasonal reminders for spring lambing for wool and winter lambing for prime lamb production and covers enterprise management and wool marketing, nutrition and feed management, general farm management, pasture management, disease management, reproductive management and genetic improvement.
It will guide new and established farmers with detailed information on the why and how of sheep production and will assist farmer groups to initiate activities aimed at increasing their efficiency in specific areas of sheep production.