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Living with Worms in Organic Sheep Production
Living with Worms in Organic Sheep Production
Author: Peter Stockdale
Publisher: Canadian Organic Growers Inc.
Price: £15.00

Phil Stocker, the director of farmer and grower relations at the Soil Association, recomends this book to anyone who is interested in deepening their understanding of the host-to-parasite relationship, between sheep and stomach worms. Using photographs and real case studies, Dr Stockdale covers variety of topics, such as:

  • Domestication of sheep from wild animals
  • Life cycles of stomach worms and their ecology on pasture
  • The importance of sheep nutrition
  • The impact of some forage crops on worm burdens
  • Ways of managing sheep for resistance