About the Web Site
purpose of Sheep101.info
is to teach 4-H and FFA members, students, teachers, beginning shepherds,
and the general public about sheep, their products, how they are
raised, and their contributions to mankind. The site uses simple
language and pictures to illustrate the various topics and is edited
regularly with new and updated information and images.
201 is being developed as a beginner's guide to raising
sheep. Eventually, it will be published into a book.
author of the web site is Susan Schoenian. Susan is a Sheep and
Goat Specialist with University of Maryland Cooperative Extension.
She is also the web master for the Maryland Small Ruminant Page:
Susan raises Katahdin sheep on a small farm in Clear Spring, Maryland.
Her farm is called The Baalands.
is provided as a service to the public. The author regularly updates
and adds information to this web site, but makes no warranties (express
or implied) about the information on the web site. It is the user's
responsible to evaluate the accuracy and completeness of any content
appearing on the web site. The pages on the web site may be copied,
downloaded, and printed for educational purposes, provided the material
is not altered in any way and credit is given to Sheep 101. Information
and photos may be reprinted in newsletters (print and electronic)
with permission from the author and/or photographer. Users may link
any of the web pages to their site.
hopes you enjoy the site and gain a respect for sheep (as livestock)
and their numerous contributions to mankind.