sheep dip


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sheep dip

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sheep-dip

(shēp′dĭp′)
n.
Any of various liquid preparations containing pesticides into which sheep are dipped to control external parasites.
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Some of this is clearly evident in the OP sheep dip issue where campaign groups such as Friends of the Earth use individual case histories in an attempt to ensure that OP sheep dips are banned but also to influence public consciousness and promote a cultural shift in attitudes.
He was just 500 yards from the farmhouse where the family lived when he fell over a fence and into the disused sheep dip. Mrs Bradbury discovered he was missing and started a frantic search for him, the hearing was told.
The dangers were first revealed by farm workers who used pesticides in sheep dips and reported a range of devastating health problems.
Shiels had drunk the sheep dip from a bottle offered by a hunt supporter who was following the event on foot.
Shaun and his pals followed up with pinching the farmer's hot bath water to take the chill out of their sheep dip. It ended up with cocktails and beachballs around the pool.
A two-year-old boy has been found dead in a sheep dip at his parents' farm.
Biological assessment is more sensitive to a wider range of potential pollutants such as agricultural pesticides, sheep dip, metals and the effects of acidification in rural areas.
The remaining 1,200 are farmers who blame crop sprays or sheep dip for their ailments.
They fought so hard to get cypermethrin banned as a sheep dip.
Ok, by the sound of it, the 46-times capped Quinn is now less mobile than Susan Boyle wading through a sheep dip on the outskirts of Strabane.
Among the obstacles in store for anyone brave enough to take up the challenge will be Zig Zag Woods, Toboggan Hill and many more before getting a dunking at the Sheep Dip Valley.
HUNDREDS of lamb carcasses about to enter the food chain had to be thrown away after it was discovered the meat was from animals recently put through a sheep dip.