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Sheep about to be mustered.

Sheep can be farmed for wool or for meat or, in some cases, for both. Different breeds are used in the sheep industry for both production system which have been bred for maximum efficiency.

Sheep are ruminants and so can gain a lot of their nutrient requirements just from eating grass, as they are able to break down the cellulose in grass.

Work through the following modules and then take the quiz at the end to test your knowledge!

Module Content
1

Restrain a sheep

2

Examine a Sheep

3

Sheep management: drenching and foot paring

There are several other important skills you should be aware of, how many of these do you know?

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