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Producers Should Document Adverse Weather-related Livestock Losses   ( 2013-04-24 )
Late-spring snow, cold rain and sleet storms have moved across parts of the northern Plains that have coincided with peak calving and lambing seasons.
Sheep Susceptible to Polio   ( 2013-03-11 )
Thiamine deficiencies and excess sulfur can cause polio in sheep.
Market Advisor: U.S. Sheep Numbers Resilient Despite Drought   ( 2013-02-27 )
Some sheep industry analysts expected a larger decline in numbers due to the severe drought that impacted the southern Plains in 2011 and expanded into much of the country, including the Corn Belt, in 2012.
Determine Ewe Pregnancy Early   ( 2012-11-01 )
One way to reduce sheep production costs is to target resources during the peak demand, which is pregnancy.
Sugar Beet Byproducts Alternative Feed for Sheep   ( 2012-10-18 )
Sugar beet byproducts are high in fiber and energy.
Sheep Shearing and Wool Classing Schools Set for Nov. 17-20   ( 2012-10-02 )
Plan to attend the North Dakota Sheep Shearing School on Nov. 17-19 or the Certified Wool Classing School on Nov. 17-20 at NDSU’s Hettinger Research Extension Center.
NDSU Sheep Unit Aids Research, Education   ( 2012-09-28 )
The Sheep Unit recently completed a multiyear remodeling project.
4-H’ers Win Awards in Round Robin Showmanship at N.D. State Fair   ( 2012-08-07 )
Youth bring home livestock showmanship awards from the State Fair.
4-H’ers Win Awards in Sheep Show at N.D. State Fair   ( 2012-07-27 )
4-H youth receive honors for their sheep at the State Fair.
Control Parasites in Sheep   ( 2012-05-10 )
Reducing parasite infestations in pastures is critical to a good management program.
Ergot Can Cause Lambing Problems   ( 2012-04-04 )
Ergot is a fungus that forms in the seed heads of cereal grains and mature grasses.
Market Advisor: Texas Drought Drops Sheep Numbers   ( 2012-02-14 )
Texas is by far the leading lamb-producing state, so what happens there also affects the entire country.
Shear Sheep Before Lambing   ( 2012-01-27 )
Shearing sheep prior to lambing improves flock productivity.
Soremouth Virus Affects Sheep and Humans   ( 2011-10-25 )
Soremouth is common in sheep and goats.
NDSU Hettinger Center to Hold Fall Ram Test   ( 2011-09-09 )
Livestock Indemnity Program Can Benefit Producers   ( 2011-04-15 )
Producers may be eligible for payments for livestock losses in bad weather.
NDSU Hettinger Research Extension Center Offers Sheep Research Report   ( 2011-01-24 )
The report highlights the most recent cutting-edge sheep research conducted at NDSU.
Market Advisor: Lamb Prices to Continue Strong   ( 2011-01-19 )
Higher prices are being fueled by shorter supplies of lambs and strong demand for lamb and byproducts.
Cache Valley Virus May Have Affected N.D. Sheep   ( 2011-01-13 )
Minimizing ewes’ exposure to mosquitoes is the best way to protect them against an abortion-causing virus.
N.D. 4-H Judging Team Places in National Event   ( 2010-12-02 )
A North Dakota 4-H judging team receives awards in national competition.

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