IN THE FIELDS THIS MONTH

Country Living (UK) - - A Month In The Country -

When sheep are re­leased to range freely on the fells and hill­sides dur­ing the warmer months, farm­ers will mark them with coloured lines or dots to dis­tin­guish them from other live­stock. This prac­tice, known as ‘smit mark­ing’, has taken place for cen­turies.

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