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Understanding the socioeconomic impact of Foot and Mouth Disease control in Kenya
Foot and mouth disease (FMD) is a viral disease of cloven-hooved animals that causes lesions in the mouth and on the feet, alongside...
Population of rare Stone's sheep smaller than thought
Genetic analysis reveals misclassification of subspecies of thinhorn sheep and leads to a more accurate estimate....
Ecologists report sighting rare wild goat species in Afghanistan
Based on field surveys in northern Afghanistan, Zalmai Moheb, an ecologist with the Wildlife Conservation Society's Afghanistan Program,...
The Engine of UK Lamb Production
UK mule ewes’ role as the leading prime lamb source is being challenged. This popular crossbreed faces competition, writes John Wilkes....
Growing US Ethnic Market for Lamb and Goat
The demand for lamb and goat meat is on the rise in the US within the Ethnic market. Kids and goat of all ages in addition to lightweight...
TheSheepSite Blog: Autumn Madness
In her first blog for TheSheepSite, Luscious Lamb's Clare Smith describes the challenges and pleasures of sheep farming at this time...
Marketing and Death Loss on US Sheep Operations
The largest marketing component of the sheep industry is the sale of lambs....
US Dairy Goat Production
Dairy goat production in the US is an alternative livestock enterprise suitable for many small-scale or part-time livestock operations,...
New Zealand Lamb Prices Expected to Rise
Constrained supply, growing Asian demand and a pick-up in European demand are expected to lift prices, according to the latest Situation...

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