Sheep are born very independent but incredibly gregarious.
LAMBS ARE ABLE TO STAND MINUTES AFTER BIRTH
Sheep self medicate by finding foods that cure their illnesses
Sheep have two teats
The average body temperature for sheep is 102.5F
Sheep guts are used to make tennis racket strings
Sheep can see almost 360 degrees
One pound of wool can make ten miles of yarn
Ewe: a sheep, a female sheep
Ram: a sheep, a male sheep
Wether: a castrated male
Lamb: a young sheep less than 14 months
8% of sheep are gay
A sheep is shorn once a year & produces about 8lbs of wool
In 2011, there were more than 1 billion sheep in the world.
The ratio of sheep to people in New Zealand is
7 TO 1
Sheep have 54 chromosomes
Manchego is my favorite cheese
President Woodrow Wilson and his wife Ellen grazed sheep on the Whitehouse lawn.
Sheep sex is called tubing
SHEEP MAKE THE SOUND "BAA" BUT GOATS MAKE THE SOUND "MAA"
Top 3 states with the largest sheep populations
3) Wyoming over 43,000
2) California over 68,000
1) Texas over 1,100,00
JEN DEWEY IS AN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL PHOTOGRAPHER LIVING IN SOUTHERN LOUISIANA.