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sheep

(shēp)
n. pl. sheep
a. A domesticated ruminant mammal (Ovis aries) having a thick coat, raised in many breeds for its wool, edible flesh, or hide.
b. Any of various wild ruminant mammals related to and resembling the domestic sheep, such as the aoudad, bighorn sheep, and mouflon.
c. Leather made from the skin of one of these animals.
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Occupational medicine A cloven-hoofed barnyard beast raised for wool and meat
Sheep-related infections Actinobacillus spp, anthrax, brucellosis, campylobacteriosis, Chlamydia trachomatis, cryptosporidiosis, European tick-borne encephalitis, Francisella tularensis, giardiasis, leptospirosis, louping ill, orf, Q-fever, rabies, salmonellosis, Yersinia enterocolitica
Vox populi A person or group of people who blindly follow another’s lead
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sheep

Occupational medicine A cloven-hoofed barnyard beast raised for wool and meat Sheep-related infections Actinobacillus spp, anthrax, brucellosis, campylobacteriosis, Chlamydia trachomatis, cryptosporidiosis, European tick-borne encephalitis, Francisella tularensis, giardiasis, leptospirosis, orf, Q-fever, rabies, salmonellosis, Yersinia enterocolitica. See Dolly.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Those of us who have a natural inclination toward being sheepdogs have some pretty significant disincentives to acting on those inclinations!
1-3: Llangynnog sheepdog trials (1 - Open & 2nd class; 3 - Local).
Ladbrokes - 2011 World Sheepdog trials: 10 B Dalziel & Joe (Scotland), 12 T J Knive & Maico (Norway), A Owen & Roy (Wales), 14 M Watson & Milo (England), R Hutchinson & Wenndale Roy (England), 25 H Nilsson & Bozz (Sweden), D Harrison & Ben (England), J Cropper & Black (England), C Cropper & Ned (England), F McCollough & Jake (Ireland), others on request.
They bought Molly as an untrained replacement to take over from current sheepdog Tato when he retires.
Summary: A pig has been hailed as a real-life Babe after learning to obey orders more usually barked out to sheepdogs.
Philip now competes in sheepdog trials and in October beat more experienced adults to come second at a competition in Weardale, County Durham.
But Teg needs to be assessed by the Welsh Sheepdog Society to become an official sheepdog.
Filmed over a year, the series will make you fall in love with Teg - 'who looks like a cross between David Bowie and Basil Brush' - but also highlights how true working sheepdog breeds are disappearing.
The former Countryfile host, 47, aims to boost numbers of Welsh sheepdogs, which she says are rarer than the giant panda.
Her journey was filmed for Kate Humble: My Welsh Sheepdog's Tale, screened at 9pm on August 15 on BBC2.
Emma, who is herself a former Kirkley Hall student, last year became the first female winner of the Northumberland Sheepdog Trials League in its 40-year history and has also represented England in the International Sheepdog Trials.
A NORTH East shepherdess has become the first woman to win a sheepdog trial championship in its almost 40-year history.