Articles on Karakul Sheep
Recent and Worldwide
and Other Interesting Things
2019 May-Jun sheep! magazine – Unique Book on the Sheep-Human Alliance – is Deborah’s touching review of
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 this review. The beautiful book has heft to it, loads of color photos and makes a lovely gift for shepherds of all ages.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org for copies. $32 each includes shipping.
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 the exquisite flavor and culinary characteristics of the meat
For the story on our Alliance read How The Alliance Came To Be
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