Sheep

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SHEEP. A wether more than a year old. 4 Car. & Payne, 216; 19 Eng. Com. Law Rep. 331, S. C.

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Dual purpose breeds that may primarily be meat or wool sheep are often used secondarily as milking animals but there are a few breeds that are predominantly used for milking.
Another time and money saving feature of these sheep is that the tail docking that is customary with most wool sheep breeds is not necessary.
7% in case of Kazakh coarse wool sheep and for the following pass only 9.
The similar S/P ratios in the follicle populations for the five sheep breeds largely explains the visual similarity of staple structure and density in their fleeces confirming follicle studies in carpet wool sheep in Australia (Champion and Robards, 2000) and New Zealand (Chapman and Ward, 1979).
Merino (meh-re-n-o-) The classic fine wool sheep, the Merino originated in Spain and was imported into the United States in 1801.
Bilney runs about 25 000 head of fine wool sheep, and a large-scale cropping operation, at Kojonup, two hours drive south-west of Perth.
Mrs Parsons is faced with losing her prize-winning flock of 67 Leicester Long Wool sheep as part of the Government's bid to combat the disease.