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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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Few less cull ewes forward were a slightly better trade.
BREEDING SHEEP: Texel Yearling Rams to PS360 from BK & ZJ Lane, with others at PS270 and PS265 EWE LAMBS: 115 ewe lambs predominantly long keep and Welsh to a top price of PS55.
This study was planned to investigate the effect of using trace minerals boluses as a source of Se, Cu, Zn, Co and Mn to Naemi ewes at late gestation (60 days prepartum) on the mineral profile of the ewes and their newborn lambs at birth, colostrum composition and weight of the newborn.
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.
Two hundred and sixteen adult ewes and nine rams were used for this experiment.
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.
Ewe lambs sold to pounds 96 for the first prize pen of 40 from Gwyn Jones, Nant Gwyn, Eglwysbach.
We changed the colour of the crayon four weeks later to see if any ewes came back into season and were mated again.
In a study by Taylor, the wheat co-product, which is rich in a different form of selenium--selenomethionine, was included in the diets fed to some ewes during their last 40 to 50 days of pregnancy.