Recommended Books

An Introduction to Keeping Sheep

An Introduction to Keeping Sheep

Jane Upton and Denis Soden

All the basic information for beginners. Illustrated by one of our members.

Sheep Health, Husbandry and Disease: A Photographic Guide

Sheep Health, Husbandry and Disease: A Photographic Guide

Agnes C. Winter

Aimed at novice sheep keeper and those with small flocks.

The Sheep Book for Smallholders

The Sheep Book for Smallholders

Tim Tyne

Full of practical information based on real smallholding experience.

Sheep Manual: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Caring for Your Flock (Haynes Manuals)

Sheep Manual: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Caring for Your Flock (Haynes Manuals)

Liz Shankland

Execellent introduction to sheep keeping for small flock keepers. Well laid out with good quality photos.

The Sheep Keeper's Veterinary Handbook

The Sheep Keeper's Veterinary Handbook

Judith Charnley, Agnes C. Winter

Aimed at novice sheep keeper and those with small flocks.

Lameness in Sheep

Lameness in Sheep

Agnes C. Winter

The bible for foot care.

A Manual of Lambing Techniques

A Manual of Lambing Techniques

Agnes C. Winter, Cicely W. Hill

Probably the best book for lambing written by a vet who is also a sheep keeper.

Practical Lambing and Lamb Care: A Veterinary Guide

Practical Lambing and Lamb Care: A Veterinary Guide

Andrew Eales, John Small, Colin Macaldowie

Highly recommended. Easy to understand, fits into a coat pocket, good illustrations.

The Veterinary Book for Sheep Farmers

The Veterinary Book for Sheep Farmers

David C. Henderson

A very comprehensive book not only about sheep disease but also containing a great deal of help with general management

Sheep Ailments: Recognition and Treatment

Sheep Ailments: Recognition and Treatment

Eddie Straiton

Also known in earlier editions as the TV Vet Sheep Book. Packed with useful photos and written by a vet with lots of practical experience. It has a very useful well illustrated section on dealing with lambing malpresentations.


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