You will find information in this manual about hair sheep, and hair sheep production on small farms in the Caribbean. Its purpose is to help you and other farmers to improve hair sheep production.
In farming, as in any other human activity, nothing can replace the power of sound, pertinent knowledge. This manual provides you with some basic knowledge and fundamental technologies about various aspects of sheep raising: choosing good sheep, nutrition, feeding, breeding and care of sheep and disease control and treatment. The last chapter gives an example of how you and your neighbours can work together to improve productivity.
If you are an experienced farmer, you might benefit from the comparison between your ideas and the ones expressed in this manual. If you are starting on hair sheep, read each chapter carefully and answer the questions or do the proposed activities. Be sure you understand everything, and that you can relate the given information with your own experience and situation.