Keeping sheep for its wool, meat to earn profit is called Sheep rearing. Sheep can be easily kept by farmers as it does not require high expenditure to feed them. Sheep can easily live on bor and babhul trees and shrubs that grow on stubble and waste water of jowar, groundnuts, horse grams etc.
They are highly useful as they give wool, meat and skin even droppings give produce good manure to the fields as it is rich in nitrogen,
Phosphorus, potash.one Indian sheep give one and half kilograms of wool and 10-12 kilograms of meat.
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