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ewe

(yo͞o)
n.
A female sheep, especially when full grown.

ewe

a female sheep of breeding age. May be qualified as maiden ewes, not yet bred, or ewe lambs, up to one year.

dry ewe
1. a ewe without milk whatever the reason.
2. female sheep of breeding age without a lamb at foot.
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CULL SHEEP (36): A small entry sold to PS95 for a ram from Howells, 5 Kensington Street, who also sold ewes at PS68 and PS67; other leading prices at PS68 for a ram from Lewis & Son, Cilgwyn Mawr; PS66.
It has previously been established that these grazing conditions allow total ewe live weight to increase with expected conceptus mass [10,16].
Effects of parenteral administration of Cobalt, Copper and Iron in late pregnancy on ewe hematology and lamb vigour.
Research papers on maternal-filial behavior of wooly ewe in subtropical conditions and the use of MBS as a tool to estimate their behavior are still scarce.
The higher the percentage of ewes in a flock with lumps during pregnancy, the higher the number of ewes with lumps in lactation, suggesting that the infection is passed within the flock.
ESTRUS DISTRIBUTION IN HAIR EWES MATED IN NOVEMBER-DECEMBER UNDER CONTROLLED CONDITIONS IN NORTHERN MEXICO
A benefit of using this technology is being able to determine pregnancy status during the early stages of pregnancy (35 days), the ability to identify the number of lambs a ewe is carrying and the sex and viability of each lamb.
League form told eventually, however, as Brose finished top in the regular season with EWE just behind them.
Three-year-old ewes sold to pounds 110 for a pen of 20 from IG Evans & Son, Halton, Chirk.
Our tup, who is called Augustus, wears a harness with a marker crayon which leaves a coloured mark on the rump of the ewes he has mated.
Sheep Experiment Station (USSES) near Dubois, Idaho, and at North Dakota State University (NDSU), in Fargo, isolated a selenium-rich coproduct of milling high-selenium wheat and studied its effects on ewes and their lambs.