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

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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To determine the carbon footprint of California's sheep industry, a team of UC Davis and UCCE researchers conducted a life cycle assessment of five meat sheep production systems.
The main commercial cuts of the carcass (leg, loin, and shoulder) in meat sheep breeds must show the sum of their yields close to 60% [27].
Madras Red is a medium sized meat sheep breed with tan coloured coat and some animals have white markings on forehead, inside the thighs and on lower abdomen and distributed in Kancheepuram and Thiruvallur districts of Tamil Nadu (Raman et al., 2003).
A desire for larger, more productive meat sheep has led to the decline of many smaller breeds.
Suffolks are a medium wool black faced breed of meat sheep hat make up 60pc of the sheep population is in the US.
Although there is a breed registry for the Corsican sheep, their lineage is variable and their usefulness as a meat sheep is debatable.