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  Chinese Astrology Chinese Sheep or Ram
The normally gentle sheep is a lover of children and animals and a sentimental character, known as the most feminine of the signs.
Sheep can be a soft touch for the sob story for no sign has a more sympathetic ear.
Sheep make it a point to marry well (Liz Taylor?) and tend to smother mother their partners.
www.astrologyoz.com /chinese/ram.htm   (350 words)

  Sheep 201 - Reproduction in the Ram
Ram lambs with a scrotal circumference of less than 30 centimeters and adult rams with a scrotal circumference of less than 31 centimeters should probably not be used for breeding.
Rams should be sheared, treated for internal parasites, have their feet trimmed, and be started on the diet that they will be consuming during breeding 2 to 4 weeks prior to breeding.
The "ram effect" is when non-cycling ewes are stimulated to ovulate by the sudden introduction of a ram or "teaser." Rams produce a chemical substance called a pheromone, the smell of which stimulates the onset of estrus.
www.sheep101.info /201/ramrepro.html   (2566 words)

 Domestic sheep - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sheep breeders refer to female sheep as ewes, intact males as rams, castrated males as wethers, yearlings as hoggets, and younger sheep as lambs.
Sheep are often associated with obedience due to the widespread perception that they lack intelligence and their undoubted herd mentality, hence the pejorative connotation of the adjective 'ovine'.
Domestic sheep are descended from the mouflon that is found from the mountains of Turkey to southern Iran.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ram_(sheep)   (2051 words)

 The Sheep
Although Sheep prefer an uncomplicated, easy life, free of conflict or problems, if danger appears, especially when it is a matter of saving their own life or that of others, Sheep are extremely combative and put up a ferocious battle.
Sheep are frequently religious, but whatever religion it is, it will only be praticed to the point where it interfers with their comfort and everyday routine.
Sheep would be especially happy with the Rabbit, the Boar or the Horse, yet they are capable of living with practically all the signs.
www.holymtn.com /astrology/ram.htm   (1041 words)

 Ram Jewelry
Ram and sheep is symbolized in several traditions.
Ram is used for both chinese zodiac (Year of the Ram) and in western zodiac (Aries).
Aries is a constellation representing the ram of mythology.
www.jewelrymall.com /animal/ram.html   (230 words)

 Mountain Rams   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The Mountain rams are sure footed, weather hardened creatures adapted at living in the severe cold regions of the Old World Mountain ranges.
Rams are awesome to behold in battle with high-speed impacts of their charging horn.
Rams stand five to six feet at the shoulder with powerful forelegs and smaller hind legs.
www.creative-fantasy-edge.com /mountainrams.htm   (169 words)

 Sheep @ Purdue: Reproductive Management of the Ewe Flock and the Ram   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Research in both sheep and cattle has indicated that daughters from sires with a larger testicle circumference are more fertile than females sired by males with a smaller circumference.
Rams should be sheared, treated for internal parasites, have their feet trimmed and started on the diet they will be consuming during breeding 2 to 4 weeks before turning in with the ewes.
Sheep should not be moved or worked during the heat of the day.
ag.ansc.purdue.edu /sheep/articles/repromgt.html   (1705 words)

 Breeds of Livestock - Cormo Sheep
Rams born in Tasmania in October (Southern Hemisphere spring) are tip shorn and weaned in January.
Sheep are not housed, rugged or given supplementary feeding, although they graze from 610 to 1000 meters above sea level at an approximate latitude of 42 South where summers are hot and dry and winters cold and snowy.
Sheep are numbered and computer management makes the Cormo selection one of the most strictly scientific genetic improvement scheme in the industry.
www.ansi.okstate.edu /breeds/sheep/cormo/index.htm   (609 words)

 The Year Of The Ram
People born in the Year of Ram are elegant and highly accomplished in the arts.
But ram year people are often shy, pessimistic, and puzzled about life.
Ram people never have to worry about having the best in life for their abilities make money for them, and they are able to enjoy the creature comforts that they like.
www.c-c-c.org /chineseculture/zodiac/Ram.htm   (117 words)

 Bighorn Sheep |Hunting Trips
Each bighorn sheep license is valid ONLY in the hunting district(s) and for the time period specified on the license.
A hunter harvesting a bighorn sheep with a license valid for a "legal ram" must not alter the head and horns as to affect determination of legality.
A hunter harvesting a bighorn ram must personally present the complete head and cape intact within 48 hours to any Fish, Wildlife and Parks office, game warden, or designated employee in the administrative region where the bighorn ram was taken.
www.montanaelkhunts.com /bighorn_sheep.htm   (529 words)

 MAY/JUNE 2004 ISSUE OF SHEEP MAGAZINE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Rams must be respected for the breeding animals that they are, but there is no reason to be afraid of rams.
Rams come either horned or polled or somewhere in between, in the form of "scurs." We prefer horned sheep and since Icelandic sheep can be horned or polled, there is a lot of flexibility for personal preference.
When rams fight, they run front-on at each other, putting their foreheads down and "ramming." Whether or not they are horned does not affect how badly they hurt each other, except that if they turn sideways they can poke an eye of another ram with a horn tip.
www.sheepmagazine.com /issues/05_06_04.html   (8095 words)

 Sheep 101 - Horns
A sheep's horns are hollow, consisting of a keratinous sheath overlying a bony core that is attached to the skull.
Some rams have such beautiful horns that they are raised as "trophy" animals.
Horns are useful to wild sheep, but don't serve much of a useful purpose on sheep in commerical production situations.
www.sheep101.info /horns.html   (376 words)

 Sheep Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Each ram will be assigned one of the foundation ewes and her daughters from the #1, #2, and #3 breeding cycles.
The rams that result from this fifth breeding are quarter-brother rams and only one-fourth the genetic influence of the foundation ram.
For example, because ram A sired all of the lambs in the first breeding cycle, the lambs are labeled A/A (or simply A), A/B, or A/C. Keep all of the female lambs from the breeding cycle.
www.sheepmagazine.com /issues/01_02_03.html   (5374 words)

 RAM SEMEN - The Genetic Link for Sheep Breeders
We hope to have many listing of ram semen available, from many different sheep breeds throughout the country.
Ram Semen.com is not responsible for, or liable for any mistake in shipping and handling, wrong semen, or any other possible miscommunication or mistake that may occur during your transaction.
We are not responsible for handling the transaction of the ram semen, or the cost of the ram semen.
www.countrylovin.com /ramsemen/index.htm   (208 words)

 .: Corvallis Gazette-Times :. Archives
The ram lives at the research facility on 35th Street near Campus Way and is part of a study on homosexuality in sheep, said Sheep Center manager Tom Nichols.
Sheep rustling, it seems, is not uncommon at OSU.
A worker from the Sheep Center retrieved the animal, and the deputy chose not to arrest anybody for taking the ram.
www.gazettetimes.com /articles/2005/03/16/news/community/asheep.txt   (584 words)

 A1 Minature Jacob Sheep
In fact, all Miniature Jacob Sheep must conform to a breed standard which was taken directly in content from the Jacob Sheep Breeders Association club's ideal with exception of the size and many are now dual registered.
Jacob sheep are all spotted, this is true and most all of us know that by now, but what you many not know is that they come in several spot colors with an endless array of patterns.
Sheep with more than four horns rarely have a good uniform set, some being small, others larger and spacing not what it should be.
www.toledotel.com /~smokeyvly/S002.htm   (1926 words)

 Honolulu's Chinatown - 2003 Year of the Ram (Sheep/Goat)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The Ram (Sheep/Goat) is an enigma in that he/she is a born creator which is mostly a solitary occupation.
Many a Ram (Sheep/Goat) when met in a social circumstance will not seem to stand out from the crowd, but up on stage performing his/her art, you will wonder why you didn't take note of this magnificent and talented person when first you met.
The Ram (Sheep/Goat) prefers living in the country and loves nature, animals and is often quite religious.
www.chinatownhi.com /goat.asp   (1525 words)

 Bighorn Sheep (DesertUSA)
By the time a ram reaches 7 or 8 years of age, he can have a set of horns with a full curl and a spread of up to 33 inches.
Ewes, the females, are smaller than the rams and have shorter, smaller horns that never exceed half a curl.
In 1986 these sheep were reintroduced to the Mono Basin from a population further to the south.
www.desertusa.com /big.html   (1493 words)

 News - Department of Natural Resources
A world-class bighorn sheep ram that lived along the Arkansas River was found dead in late November.
Over the past few years, the ram was spotted in a small herd of sheep that lived on private property west of Pueblo Reservoir.
The ram was showing signs of old age including decreased muscle mass, fatigue, and had become seemingly unafraid of humans.
wildlife.state.co.us /news/press.asp?pressid=3707   (731 words)

 Sacrificial Ram
And the more sheep there are, the more rams can be sustainably harvested, a fact that was evident in the eyes of the ejidatarios who'd guided Drettmann up the volcano and pinpointed the gigantic animal for him.
Sheep hunting was already banned in most states, and the few that allowed it only did so through a lottery for a handful of permits.
Since FNAWS got rolling, wild sheep populations have rebounded fourfold, and if any reader of this magazine gets a chance to glimpse one someday, they will arguably owe some measure of thanks to people whose favorite way to view a ram is through the crosshairs of a rifle scope.
www.motherjones.com /news/feature/2005/03/03_2005_Duane.html   (1742 words)

 Elk, Sheep, & Ram Jewelry in sterling silver & 14k. gold, Native American Art.
The deer or stag was a symbol of grace, swiftness and gentleness to the Celts.
The ram's head measures approximately 25 mm (.98") across the rack, 22.7 mm (.89") from nose to horn, and stands 13.7 mm (.53") tall.
The ram is a symbol of new beginnings and determination.
www.badalijewelry.com /animal-elk.htm   (666 words)

 BBC NEWS | England | Manchester | Man injured by sheep 'ram-raid'
A golfer was left with a broken leg and dislocated ankle when he was the victim of a "ram-raid" by a sheep.
The sheep had dodged past him into his home, which backs onto a post office, after he caught it in his garden.
Mr Woosey said he would not be tackling any sheep in the future, and will be leaving any future trespassers "well alone".
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/england/manchester/5183414.stm   (316 words)

 Sheep Farm Tour
Some farmers also raise sheep that are colored such as the fl sheep that you can see here.
Sheep will spend many hours each day grazing and many other hours each day chewing.
During the fall and winter, the grass quits growing and the sheep are fed hay.
pages.prodigy.net /lirwin/ourfarm1.htm   (139 words)

 Buffalo Creek Farm: Black Hawaiian Sheep
This sheep is probably the most hunted of all the exotics in the United States.
The Corsican is a hybrid sheep that began its history in Texas about 40 years ago.
This ram is mostly fl, white and brown.
hometown.aol.com /buffalocreekfarm/BHSheep.html   (783 words)

 Ram Creek Outfitters Alaska Big Game Hunt Hunting Alaskan Hunting Guide guides trophy Dall sheep rams moose bear ...
Sheep hunters should have a high quality daypack large enough to hold cameras, raingear, wind block clothing, binoculars, water bottles and personal gear.
This portion of the eastern Alaska Range is managed by the State of Alaska for the benefit of sheep hunters wishing to have the opportunity to harvest 40-inch rams.
Only about 100 permits are available in a drawing and all sheep clients contracted to hunt by November 1st will be entered.
www.ramcreek.com /sheep.html   (357 words)

  ::: RamSkulls.com :::    Ram skulls Bones Sheep Merino Ramskulls Rams Horns animal skulls Sheep Skull ...
Male Merino domestic sheep, known as rams, are easily distinguished from females (ewes), by
cousins— the Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis), the skull and horns of the
reference to a horn or skull of a sheep are references to male rams and ram bones
www.ramskulls.com   (284 words)

 PCs dream of electric sheep | CNET News.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The designs, which Draves has dubbed "sheep," are constantly evolving, with a new one "born" every five to 10 minutes.
The most popular sheep reproduce to create related designs using a "genetic" algorithm that allows for mutations and so-called crossovers, which refers to the biological process of combining genes from two different sheep to create a new one.
Draves archives the best of the flock, and even keeps track of their geneology, recording the sheep, the sheep's two parents and all the sheep's offspring.
news.com.com /PCs+dream+of+electric+sheep/2100-1025_3-6099911.html   (749 words)

 Breeds of Livestock - Sheep Breeds
Some sources even hypothesize that the European mouflon actually developed from the first domestic sheep in European being allowed to become feral and that all sheep are actually descendants of the Asiatic mouflon.
An archeological site in Iran produced a statuette of a wooled sheep which suggests that selection for woolly sheep had begun to occur over 6000 years ago.
The common features of today's sheep were already appearing in Mesopotamian and Babylonian art and books by 3000 B.C. Another indication of the early domestication is the fact that they are the only species of livestock unable to return to a feral or wild state.
www.ansi.okstate.edu /breeds/sheep   (291 words)

 Coopworth Ram Breeder - Ceres Farm Ltd, New Zealand
The main purpose of the ram breeding undertaken at Ceres Farm (home of the Mid-North Coopworth Company or MNCC) is to optimise the profitability/survivability of sheep in the warmer regions of New Zealand, where the toxic fungus that causes Facial Eczema (FE) often severely suppresses productivity.
After years of ram breeding in the Waikato and years of FE tolerance breeding, high fertility, together with good growth and fleece weights, have been achieved.
MNCC rams are consistently ranked among the top Coopworth sires in New Zealand.
ceresfarm.co.nz   (227 words)

 "Ram H Breeders Alberta Canada About Us"
The Ram H Breeders is a family operation committed to producing quality seed stock and genetic material.
RAM H boer goat and dorper sheep stock is growthy, long, well-muscled
Copyright © 2000-2007 Ram H Breeders Ltd. Alberta Canada
www.ramhbreeders.com /about_us.htm   (110 words)

 American Rambouillet Sheep Association - The American Rambouillet Sheep Breeders Association
American Rambouillet Sheep Association - The American Rambouillet Sheep Breeders Association
Grand Champion Ram - Yearling Polled - WW Sheep, Lyle and Pat Warner - Baldwin, North Dakota
WW Sheep Lyle and Pat Warner - Baldwin, North Dakota
www.rambouilletsheep.org   (257 words)

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