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Sheep and goats are comparable in size, however have distinctive dietary patterns. ... Sheep and goats have a comparative incubation length, which is months long. ...
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Sheep & Goat Production (Page 46)

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When we discuss sheep and goats, we frequently call them . Sheep and goats are comparable in size, however have distinctive dietary patterns. sheep are goats are Small ruminants Grazers (eat the field) Browsers (eat bushes, weeds, & trees)

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Term Sheep Goats grown-up male grown-up female youthful female emasculated male infant creature term for conceiving an offspring Ram Buck Ewe Doe Ewe lamb - Wether Wether goat or steer goat Lamb Kid Lambing Kidding

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What has happened to the quantity of sheep in the US? Why has this pattern happened? Where in the U.S. are the vast majority of the sheep found? There are a few breed sorts of sheep we ought to say: "white-face" "black-face" hair sheep Declined, under 1/2 contrasted with 1972 low sheep/lamb utilization, low fleece costs, predator problems California, Colorado, Texas & Utah wool breeds, ewe breeds meat breeds, sire breeds evolved in tropics, no fleece, heat safe, parasite safe & breed year round!

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In North Carolina, what are sheep raised for? club sheep fleece creation meat generation touching between Christmas trees shown at fairs not in NC aside from little claim to fame markets small amounts Used a great deal in NC … utilized rather than unforgiving chemicals New one … keep in mind pets! This is a major zone now!!

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Most ewes and wills raise twins or triplets. There is a practice some utilization to attempt to get the sheep or goats to have twins/triplets. What is it? Most sheep are "seasonal breeders." What does this mean? Flushing … give them additional supplements before and at rearing to build # of eggs ovulated breed just in the Fall (when there is diminishing daylight)

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Some individuals are keen on raising hair sheep since: 1. reproducing season 2. shearing 3. parasite resistance 4. heat resilience Why don\'t all sheep makers switch to hair sheep? breed year cycle (3 sheep crops in 2 yrs) don\'t need to do it! fewer pass on from parasites (like worms) do better in hot summer climates not exceptionally meaty!

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Sheep and goats have a comparative incubation length, which is months long. On the off chance that you raise sheep or goats, are a noteworthy issue, particularly on the off chance that you live close to an all around populated zone. Can any anyone explain why sheep can eat nearer to the ground than dairy cattle? 5 breed year cycle (3 sheep crops in 2 yrs) predators dogs can run them to death (whippet story) split upper lip

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Types of goats: meat goat: http://www.cals.ncsu.edu/an_sci/augmentation/creature/meatgoat/ahgoats_index.html dairy goat Angora goat dwarf goat Spanish or "brush" goat Boer goat (meatiest) High milk generation (oversaw like a dairy cow) Produce mohair pets weed eaters … not substantial, little fleece & little milk

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The most well known kind of goat in North Carolina at this moment is: (go to the OK State page to see a photo of it!) Employment open doors in the sheep and goat businesses: herder show circuit Boer goats (developing industry) breeding, encouraging, fences clip/wash & show Not a considerable measure of chances in NC (however some exist)

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Scrapie What is scrapie? Sort of like BSE in cows … take a gander at this site … http://www.aphis.usda.gov/versus/scrapie.htm This is a piece of why we have send out issues

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