Articles on Karakul Sheep
and Other Interesting Things
The Lambs–My Father, A Farm, and the Gift of a Flock of Sheep by Carole George.
Every shepherd needs to read this book! If you are really short of time, read one of Deborah’s touching reviews:
2019 May-Jun sheep! magazine – Unique Book on the Sheep-Human Alliance
2019 Summer BSN (Black Sheep Newsletter) – A Work of Art on the Sheep-Human Bond
This touching, beautiful book has heft to it, loads of color photos, and makes a lovely gift for shepherds and non-shepherds alike.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org for copies. $32 each includes shipping. Payment via check or PayPal.
Also available in audio format through other sellers.
Two articles in the Livestock Conservancy News on the history of Karakul sheep by Carole George:
Winter 2018 – Ancient Origins of Karakul Sheep
Spring 2018 – The Karakul’s Journey to the US
Three articles were the back pages of The Shepherd magazine in their feature
“Focus: Karakuls” December 2016:
Pine Lane Farm Karakuls, by Letty Klein
American Karakul Sheep, by Deborah Y. Hunter and Julia DeVlieg
Karakul Sheep: Their American History by Deborah Y. Hunter
A New York Times April 2015 story on Karakul sheep Niche Trade…Proves Vital to Ailing Afghan Economy
Karakul Sheep have been nominated by Slow Food USA – Ark of Taste for exquisite flavor and the culinary characteristics of the meat
For the story on our Alliance read How The Alliance Came To Be
Page last updated January 2021
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