oa Farming in South Africa - Preparation of merino sheep for show
|Article Title||Preparation of merino sheep for show|
|© Publisher:||Department of Agriculture (South Africa)|
|Journal||Farming in South Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Sheep and Wool, Grootfontein School of Agriculture, Middelburg, C.P.|
|Publication Date||Apr 1933|
|Keyword(s)||Brushing out kemp, Corrective shearing, Dipping, Faking, Good feeding, Housing, Light crutching, Lucerne, Parasites, Practice of jowling, Pulling or singeing of hair, Rugging and Yellow trefoil|
Many a good sheep has not been fully appreciated at shows and sales in South Africa because it was not looking its best as a result of indifferent treatment during the preceding twelve months. There is much truth in the old maxim ""Half the breeding is in the feeding."" A sheep cannot show up all its good qualities unless it has received the necessary treatment .
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