Speak like a shep­herd

Country Life Every Week - - In The Garden -

Tup An un­cas­trated male sheep Wether A cas­trated male sheep Flush­ing Pro­vid­ing im­proved nutri­tion a few weeks be­fore mat­ing to in­crease fer­til­ity Gim­mer A fe­male sheep be­fore it has had its first lamb Rad­dle A coloured pig­ment used to mark sheep Hogget A young sheep of ei­ther sex un­der the age of 18 months

Ter­mi­nal sire A tup used on ewes to pro­duce fat lambs

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