In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Mountain ewes produce less lambs than their lowland counterparts and fetch a lower prices at the mart.
- Some of the sheep, mostly ewes, were in shock and had to be carried via a human chain from the lorry.
- The ewes in lamb are being moved to safer paddocks beyond the museum, while the goats and the pony have been found temporary homes.
- Farmers have been unable to bring in ewes for lambing after wintering them on hills and in fields, while calving has also been disrupted.
- A farmer has threatened to shoot any dogs he sees on his land after four ewes with lambs were injured and one killed in a late-night attack.
- There are now about 600,000 Scottish Black Face ewes in the country after de-stocking.
- Marauding dogs massacred ewes in lamb in Aramoho at the weekend.
- A further 2,000 breeding ewes and hoggets were on offer on the day also.
- They have about 1,000 ewes plus lambs between them and are anxiously watching them for signs of the disease.
- With the ewe numbers hovering around 200, it looks as though we shall be selling the ewes back in the sheep market.
- A ewe suckling two lambs growing at 0.3 kg per day is as productive as a dairy cow yielding 30 litres of milk per day.
- Firstly, we shall be selling in the sheep shed with a full live auction of hoggs, ewes and spring lambs, if there are any about.
- Some viewers complained about the mustering of pregnant ewes and newborn lambs.
- Even the family pet let loose in the countryside can cause great distress to sheep, including pregnant ewes and lambs.
- The couple had kept a flock of sheep in that particular field, 30 ewes and two rams to be exact.
- Small amounts of meal fed in time will rectify loss in condition, cramming it in later only leads to thinner ewes and larger lambs.
- Although many ewes have already dropped their lambs, some producers have ewes lambing through to August.
- Sheep scrapie, a similar prion disease, passes from ewes to their lambs.
- It was following the weaning of the lambs from the ewes during the second week of August, when we also weaned Daisy's two lambs.
- A mid season lambing flock of 240 ewes is also run with the cattle enterprise.
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