close this bookBetter Farming Series 12 - Sheep and Goat Breeding (FAO - INADES, 1977, 51 p.)
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View the documentPreface
View the documentTraditional sheep and goat breeding
View the documentA few words to understand the course
View the documentBreeds of sheep and goats
Open this folder and view contentsHow to feed sheep and goats
Open this folder and view contentsCare and housing of animals
Open this folder and view contentsGiving the animals good housing
Open this folder and view contentsDiseases of sheep and goats
Open this folder and view contentsHow sheep and goats reproduce
Open this folder and view contentsChoosing breeding animals
Open this folder and view contentsKnowing the flock and maintaining it
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A few words to understand the course

A flock of sheep consists of:

· 1 male: the male is called the ram;
· 20 females which have had young ones: the mothers are called ewes;
· young ones which are with their mothers: the young ones are called lambs.


Sheep

A flock or herd of goats consists of:

· 1 male: the male is called the buck or billy goat;
· 30 females which have had young ones: the mothers are called she- goats;
· young ones which are with their mothers: the young ones are called kids.


Goats

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