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Planned Sheep Production

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Planned Sheep Productions 2nd Ed by Croston and Pollott

A comprehensive handbook on sheep breeding, production systems and marketing. The book emphasises that a planned approach to sheep production is a necessary prerequisite for profitable production. The book draws heavily on the latest information from the Meat and Livestock Commission, whose purpose is improving the efficiency of production and quality of meat. A major part of the book concentrates on the factors which contribute to economic production - ewe output, lamb returns including carcase quality, grassland management, breeding for characters of economic importance, ewe and ram replacement policies, feeding, planned flock health and production systems