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Articles and Info Sheets


Most of these articles were written by Susan Schoenian. They are organized according to general subject matter. All articles, including pictures, may be reprinted for educational purposes with permission from the author.

Latest article:  Sheep in Ireland

My recent trip to Ireland wasn’t sheep-related, but I saw a lot of sheep, which got me interested in learning more about the Irish sheep industry. Ireland is the 4th largest sheep meat exporter in the world. There are approximately 6.3 million sheep in Ireland. This includes Northern Ireland with about 2.1 million head. By way of comparison, the whole US only has about 5 million sheep and doesn’t even rank in the top 10 for sheep meat exports.

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General topics
Hair sheep
Health and diseases
Internal parasites
International Experiences
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