Living with Sheep

Everything You Need to Know to Raise Your Own Flock


Book Description

As one of the most popular and beloved farm animals, sheep provide owners with myriad goods from soft wool to fine meat, and, of course, companionship. Living with Sheep contains a wealth of knowledge about raising and caring for a flock of sheep, and is written for the would-be farmer, experienced shepherd and those who simply love the animals and the outdoors. This complete guide covers choosing and acquiring a flock of sheep, how to feed and shelter, prevent illness and treat it if it occurs, handling the breeding and lambing process, gathering wool, and much more.

About Hansen, Geoff

Chuck Wooster raises sheep and grows organic vegetables on an old hill farm in Vermont. At night and in the winter, he is the associate editor of Northern Woodlands magazine.
Geoff Hansen, a photographer and editor at New Hampshire's Valley News, took photographs for Living with Chickens and Harvest. His work has appeared in Newsweek, USA Today, The New York Times, and The Boston Globe. He lives in Tunbridge, Vermont, with his wife and daughter.