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About the Site

About the Web Site

The purpose of 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.

Sheep 201

Sheep 201 is being developed as a beginner's guide to raising sheep. Eventually, it will be published into a book.

About the Author

The 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.

Site Disclaimer 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.

George hopes you enjoy the site and gain a respect for sheep (as livestock) and their numerous contributions to mankind.


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Last updated 26-Aug-2008 by Susan Schoenian.


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