Sheep production: Program recommended
AuthorR. F. Miller
Author AffiliationsR. F. Miller is Prolessor of Animal Husbandry and Animal Husbandmnn in the Experiment Station, Davis.
Hilgardia 2(5):13-13. DOI:10.3733/ca.v002n05p13. May 1948.
Sheep form an important part of California agriculture. Thousands of acres of the state's grazing land can be utilized best by sheep. Since sheep fit well into grain farming rotation to restore soil fertility, they can be used profitably on the worn out grain land which has been over-farmed in California.
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