SHETLAND SHEEP HUSBANDRY

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The Husbandry section of SSI contains practical information on raising Shetland Sheep. You will find articles, pictures and references to books and  links should you like to do more research. Click on the links below to explore topics of interest. The Search Tool can help you find info on topics too. After entering your search term, look below the search field for a list of relevant pages.

MANAGEMENT  provides information including handling and training, dealing with breeding season and rams, equipment and tools as well as shelter and fencing requirements.

FEED  contains information on nutrition requirements during the year, hay, pasture, grain, other feeding options, minerals and  various feeders.

LAMBING  provides information on normal birth, problems, orphaned/rejected lambs, bottle feeding and tubing lambs.

HEALTH  offers information on common health topics such as vaccination, parasites, disease and other conditions such as broken horns.

ORGANISATIONS  has links to Shetland sheep groups as well as general links to sheep associations.

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