General
Sheep Knowledge
What do you call a group of sheep with similar characteristics (color makings, size, quality of feece, etc.) that are passed on to their offspring?
What is the two leading sheep-producing countries?
What do you call a  male or female sheep between 1 and 2 years of age?
What do you call a feed that is high in fibrous material and somewhat low in energy?  Examples are hay, pasture and silage.
The time from the date the ewe is mated with the ram until the lambs are born, usually 143 to 152 days is called?
What do you call the owner of the parents of a lamb when they are mated?
What do you call a sheep that has only one purebred parent and one scrub parent?
What is a male sheep that has been castrated at an early age called?
What do you call the removal of the testicles?  This should be done before the lamb is two weeks old.
What are the front teeth called?
What is feed that is high in nutrients and low in fibrous material called?  Examples are corn, oats and soybean meal.
What is a  young sheep, either male or female under 1 year of age called?
What is a sheep or lamb called whose parents are of different breeds called?
What is the fat within the muscle called?
What is it called to trim or shear the wool away from the tail or dock area?
What is it called to immerse the entire sheep in water containing an insecticide to kill ticks or lice ?
What are the breeds of sheep that are used primarily for the production of meat called? (These are the predominant breeds in Ohio)
What do you call a person who cares for sheep?
What is the practice of conditioning ewes before breeding by turning them to better pasture or feeding small amounts of grain called?  This is also done to increase the number of twin and triplet lambs that will be born.
What is removing the wool from a sheep called?
What do you call the meat from sheep that are older than 12 months of age?
What do you call the removal of the tail?  This should be done when the lamb is only a few days old.
What is the process of giving birth called?
What do you call sheep that are naturally hornless?
What do you call it when you treat sheep for internal parasites with an oral dose of a deworming medicine?
What do you call an individual sheep whose parents are of the same breed?  This animal could be eligible for registration by a breed association.
What do you call a female sheep of any age?
What do you call a male sheep of any age? 
What do you call the wool from one sheep?
What do you call a sheep whose ancestry is so mixed it does not resemble any particular breed or cross?
What do you call a group of sheep that are managed together?  Sheep have inborn ability or desire to do this.  This is also known as gregariousness.
What are small horn buttons attached to the skin called?
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Sheep originated in what country 10,000 to 20,000 years ago?
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