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Sheep Agskills

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Sheep Agskills provides a guide to the basics of handling and caring for sheep.  The book contains step-by-step instructions, diagrams, and full-colour pictures.

Table of Contents:

  • General safety precautions
  • Animal welfare
  • Quality assurance
  • Catch, restrain and throw sheep
  • Body condition scoring and fat scoring sheep
  • Mouthing
  • Foot trimming
  • Drenching
  • Hand crutching
  • Machine crutching
  • Problems associated with lambing
  • Tail docking
  • Vaccinating
  • Castrating lambs
  • Individual identification, and
  • Safe Work Method Statements.

Author: Jennifer Laffan

ISBN:  9781760586676 | 64 pages | A4

Catalogue number:  B105

Publisher:  NSW Department of Primary Industries | 2023