What is a sheep?
Most of us would consider the wild ancestors of all our domestic sheep, the Urial, and the European Moufl on, from which all of the 2,000 plus sheep breeds around the world have descended, to be more akin to goats than the sheep we know.
Just in time
With the threat of input imports being cut off I’ve had to abandon ‘just in time’ on my farm.
I do spend some time working on the farm
May voted to remain, and yet is trying to implement the democratic vote to leave. Corbyn wants to spend, spend, spend and tax anyone who owns anything, particularly land. What a pig’s muddle!
Sheep– Full of little surprises
Many a new breeder, particularly those with a fat wallet, ego to match and little experience, think that by buying champion ewes and rams they will breed champions.
Upsides not enough
From a country pretty much endemic with bovine TB it was, within some 15 years almost eradicated, until limp politicians, worried at the prospect of a small minority, stopped the project in the 1970s.