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rural building used for agricultural pursuits.

shed hands
miscellaneous workers in a shearing shed at shearing time, i.e. persons other than the shearers, wool classers.
commodity shed
a three-sided, roofed building that allows easy front loader access, where commodities are individually stored on a farm.
shed lambing
a system of indoor lambing for ewes which normally run at pasture so that the lambs have protection against the inclemency of the weather and where close observation can be maintained over every ewe. The ewes are brought in when they are individually on the point of lambing and moved out as soon as the ewe-lamb bond is established and the lamb is vigorous, usually 24 hours.
shearing shed
contains a shearing 'board' supplied with a number of 'stands' which are locations for shearing machines. The sheep are shorn on the 'board' and are pushed out through small doors down chutes into counting pens where they are held until a sufficient group is accumulated. In the shed the sheep to be shorn are held in catching pens. The shed is usually large enough to hold several hundred sheep overnight so that there will be some dry sheep for the morning. The shorn wool is classed and packed into bales in the shed which is usually high off the ground; the droppings fall through the slatted floor.
shed sheet
standard recording medium for dairy cow reproductive data—a structured cardboard poster pinned on the wall of the milking shed. Replaced in some sheds by a computer terminal.

Patient discussion about shed

Q. a good way or a method to shed off some pounds? Hello all, im a college student struggling with 15 to 20 extra pounds, I'm trying to shade it off, any one may say, run exercise, since I'm a soccer player it would only be obvious that i would be fit. My problem is that I hav a fracture knee and a previous dislocated right knee. Due to this i cant really excersice, so im asking for anyone out there,

A. I liked Schkinny answer. I find that eating chicken is a filling and a healthy meal. I suggest fresh vegetables instead of frozen. It's more natural and has a much higher nutritious value.

Q. Shall I allow her to continue as she feels good as she is trying to shed some pounds too? My wife is pregnant and in second trimester. She is 26. Before the start of pregnancy she was weighing 132 pounds. Now she weighs 150 pounds. She feels her to be overweight and want to exercise. She feels good with her pounding weight when she does some long walking. This too makes her tired for the next day`s work. Though I have suggested to stop long walking she still continues with it. She says that her friends were also benefitted with walking and had healthy baby. Shall I allow her to continue as she feels good as she is trying to shed some pounds too?

A. I am not sure how they trigger the manic episodes as I have not gone through any research indicating any clear reasons to me. But I am sure on the lines of personal experiences with my bipolar daughter that they do trigger her episodes. Especially when she is short of sleep her manic episodes starts. Medicines help her keep calm and to get good sleep. I feel that your son didn’t get the required amount of sleep due to his vacations or would have stressed himself on a high scale. His medicines were also not benefitting him…may be he could have missed on his medicines. Just take care of him and help him avoid all triggers.

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Chief Warchol also said there has been about 10 burglaries of toolsheds during the past two months in which items such as leaf blowers and chain saws were stolen.
Mahoney and Van Arman will fill the positions previously held by Rich Bengloff, president of the American Association of Independent Music (A2IM), and Dick Huey, founder & CEO, Toolshed, respectively.
Residents Amelia and Richard Koziak, along with other anonymous donors, provided funds for the fencing and the toolshed for the garden.
Another area on show, around by the greenhouses, will be the gardeners toolshed and machinery store where you can see many of the lawnmowers we use to maintain the garden.
While I was clearing out the toolshed, I found an old iron frying pan.
The rest could be sent on a long-term tour, said members of Toolshed Inc.
Mobile home park living offers residents their own driveway, no apartment above their ceiling and often a toolshed and a yard for the kids to play in.
The water barrels and a toolshed on the site will be for community use.
It started off as a toolshed and then it just blossomed," he says.
We have managed to empty out a few more flower beds and collect up more leaves, but most of our time has been spent in the toolshed, servicing our machines, and in the potting shed.