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Sheep Artificial Insemination

Interesting Facts About Sheep

There are so many things that most people do not know about sheep. There are millions of sheep in the UK, but most people associate them with just two things; wool and meat. Here are a few of the most… Continue Reading →

Shepherds and Augmentation

Shepherds are tasked with herding and guarding flocks of sheep. This is one of the oldest jobs in the history of mankind. For millennia it has played an essential role for people living in agricultural communities. There are even biblical… Continue Reading →

Clothing for Shepherds

Shepherds are regularly out in the fields, braving the elements while caring for their sheep. Whether it’s a warm and sunny day outside or the rain is pouring down, and it’s cold, shepherds have to go out regardless so that… Continue Reading →

The Right Rugs For Shepherd Homes

When a shepherd gets back from a long day of tending their sheep, they will want to rest in a relaxing atmosphere. The interior design of their homes will have a direct effect on how well they feel. For this… Continue Reading →

The Best Outdoor Furniture for Shepherds

Shepherding is one of the oldest professions that is still going strong today. While the methods have become modernised, there are certain aspects of the job that have remained the same. One of these is having to sit out in… Continue Reading →

Factors to Consider Before Adding Sheep Into Your Farm Family

Many of us, especially those living in rural areas with expansive farmland, often ask ourselves many questions regarding the farm animals we should keep in our farms. However, different farm animals will do well in different areas depending on the… Continue Reading →

Starting A Sheep Farming Business

For those who want to specialize in a farming operation one of the opportunities for them to do so is to become involved in sheep farming. Before doing so, however, proper research should be done. This is a big undertaking… Continue Reading →

Laparoscopic Intrauterine and Vaginal Artificial Insemination Methods

When breeders use the laparoscopic AI technique, it allows for the bypassing of the cervical barrier which results in a decreased amount of sperm need

Manipulating the Oestrus

To inseminate ewes, especially when planning to do a flock on a particular day, the entire flock’s oestrus cycle requires manipulation for ovulation t

Selecting and Caring for an Ewe Prior to AI

These factors are vital points a breeder should look for when selecting ewes for AI:

The ewe must be healthy and in good condition, not too fat or to

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