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The Alliance is in the News

Karakul Shepherds Alliance is in the News. Julia and Deborah have been busy writing. We have had some good timing along the way from major US sheep magazines to get the word out about the Alliance and what it is…

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Dedication

This website is a project dedicated to the awesome spirit and unique qualities of the sheep known as Karakul.  The Karakul Shepherds Alliance is less an organization and more a statement of the bond that exists between those who care…

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Get in Touch

We are looking for Karakul flocks. We are long-time breeders who are concerned about the recent decrease in the American Karakul sheep population. We are very interested in the survival of the breed and encourage you to get in touch…

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Welcome

The Alliance’s main goals are: To provide services to Karakul breeders via this website karakulshepherds.org To tally an annual census of Karakul sheep in the USA via the online Karakul Census or by using the Farm & Flock/Census form and…

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The Alliance Grows Together

We got the notion that a website could serve the current and new Karakul breeders by providing an easy way to share information, advertise and find each other. If it works, it should result in making it easier for shepherds…

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Skipping a Breeding Year

What has been your success with lambing ewes after they have skipped a year and not bred? This could be for any reason–sterile ram (or no ram), re-absorption, miscarriage. What about skipping two or more years?  

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Traveling in Winter

Can anyone give some advice on traveling with Karakul sheep in the winter? Aside from the driving concerns, what do you do for your Karakuls when hauling them in cold weather? What about water? Pregnant ewes?  

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Ask-a-Vet Sheep

A collection of sheep & goat related questions answered.

Shepherd's Notebook

where the flocks gather

Throwback at Trapper Creek

An ongoing chronicle of meeting the expectations of the land...