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Sheep Production

Sheep Production

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bySoterios EconomidesFAO Consultant
The designations employed and the presentation of material in this publication donot imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Food andAgriculture Organization of the United Nations concerning the legal status of anycountry, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitationof its frontiers or boundaries.
M-21ISBN 92-5-101399-3
All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying or otherwise, withoutthe prior permission of the copyright owner. Applications for such permission, with a statement of the purpose and extent of the reproduction, should be addressed to the Director, Publications Division,Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Via delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome,Italy.
© FAO1983
ForewordChapter 1 INTRODUCTIONChapter 2 POSSIBILITIES OF INCREASING PRODUCTION2.1 Semi-intensive and intensive production systems2.2 Early weaning and suckling regimes2.3 FatteningChapter 3 CONSTRUCTION AND EQUIPMENT3.1 Choice of location3.2 Housing system3.3 Floor and floor space
 iii3.4 Ventilation3.5 Manure handling3.6 Feed handling facilities3.7 Feeding facilities3.8 Watering facilities3.9 Fencing3.10 Building materials3.11 Farm layoutChapter 4 MANAGEMENT OF BREEDING FLOCK 4.1 Improving breeding efficiency4.2 Early breeding of ewe lambs4.3 Management at mating4.4 Management of ewes and suckling lambs from birth to weaning4.5 Weaning4.6 Artificial rearing of lambs4.7 Milking4.8 Machine milking4.9 General disease control measures4.10 Control of parasites4.11 Major diseases in sheep4.12 Health problems of young lambs4.13 Nutritional disorders4.14 Trimming of hooves, castration, docking and dehorning4.15 Fleece and shearing

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