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What breed of sheep is this?

What breed of UK sheep is this? Any ideas? [more inside]
posted by Quillcards on May 6, 2016 - 7 answers

Bones Unknown

Found some bones. Be they sheep, deer, or monster? [more inside]
posted by popcassady on Mar 3, 2016 - 4 answers

Stuff to do in/near antigonish ns

Asking for my folks: tell me arts/ecology/sheep/theatre/rug hooking/banjo/history/alternative building materials stuff to do near Antigonish Nova Scotia in the first week of September this year.
posted by lizifer on Aug 16, 2015 - 3 answers

Which researcher was shocked by gay rams?

I recall reading an article about a researcher of big horn sheep who was shocked by homosexual behavior. Can you link me to this article? [more inside]
posted by jefficator on Aug 4, 2015 - 3 answers

Movie identification: sheep balloons?

What movie did I see in school in the late 80's that featured sheep being punctured with a huge needle-ish poker thing to save the sheep by releasing internal gas resulting from grazing on the wrong kind of grass? And does all that really happen?
posted by NortonDC on Apr 26, 2015 - 7 answers

Old Timey Name That I Lost

I'm looking for the old time name of a job that I know one of my ancestors did for several generations. It's a weird sounding name for a person that makes sheep gates out of hazel or willow hurdles. I knew it a couple of years ago and have since lost it from my memory and bookmarks. The name was obscure enough that I had no inkling that it was a 'sheepgate maker'(portable sheep fencing) until I googled it and found a reference in a piece or blog about Victorian era occupations. I remember laughing at what it was. [more inside]
posted by Jalliah on Mar 22, 2015 - 9 answers

Renting a goat in NYC

Is there a place/person who will rent me a goat (or sheep) for a few hours in NYC? [more inside]
posted by Partario on Mar 19, 2015 - 4 answers

60s documentary on living in the mountains of Alaskan/Canada with family

Im almost positive I watched a documentary, linked on the blue, about a family living in the woods in an idyllic rural part of either Canada or Alaska. I cannot for the life of me find it, but I'll bet you can help me! [more inside]
posted by andromache on Feb 19, 2015 - 7 answers

Shoot The Sheep!

Help me, oh wise MeFites, to find this lost game of my youth. I'm looking for a board game, from the late 70s/early 80s, that had cattle ranching as a theme. As you went around the board, you could buy ranches, then buy and sell cattle. There may have been an element of driving the cattle to market too. The detail that stands out the most is the sheep ranch. If you landed there, and another player had sheep on it, you could shoot them. My sister and I both remember playing with our dad, and all shouting, "Shoot the sheep!".
posted by SobaFett on May 29, 2014 - 5 answers

Is a sheep a legal pet?

Despite my best googling I can't find out if it's legal to own a sheep as a pet. I live in a residential neighborhood in Morehead City, North Carolina. I'd like to own a sheep and keep it in my backyard. To love and pet and cuddle. Thanks for any help! [more inside]
posted by gpoint on Sep 5, 2013 - 19 answers

Where are the Worms players these days?

I played the PC game Worms years ago. Which of the many current sequels (if any) has that community moved to? [more inside]
posted by 4th number on Aug 16, 2013 - 2 answers

Tips for helping lamb who lost her mother?

ShepherdFilter: Any tips for helping out an orphaned lamb? [more inside]
posted by Perodicticus potto on Apr 26, 2012 - 3 answers

How long would the yarn supn from a single sheep's wool be?

This is a Fermi Question, I only need an approximate answer: How long would the yarn spun from a single sheep's wool be? Is 2 miles reasonable? What's a good lower bound? [more inside]
posted by ch3cooh on Nov 4, 2011 - 10 answers

Buying Carded Wool in New York?

Sheep & Wool Filter: Help me find a place to buy (preferably clean) sheep fleece somewhere close to Monroe, NY or around Highway 95 (I'm heading north from NYC to Maine). I need it for stuffing. [more inside]
posted by ashtabula to opelika on Sep 11, 2010 - 4 answers

Pecorino romano overload

What do you use pecorino romano for? [more inside]
posted by smackfu on Jun 4, 2010 - 26 answers

Sheep, Goats, Mini-cows?

Sheep, Goats, Mini-cows? I have about two acres of fenced-in land in Ohio, I already own two goats (one fainting goat, and an angora) and some chickens. Trying to maximize enjoyment and profit, what animals should I raise, good suggestions in the past have been, nubian goats, (sell the milk and meat) sheep, rabbits (reproduce fast, good profit), ect. What should my next purchase be, the more creative the better.
posted by Benzle on Aug 31, 2009 - 12 answers


Where could I purchase an animal-sound-in-can toy in Vancouver, BC? You know, those small cans that you tip over and upon return to the upright position they moo/baa?
posted by avocet on Jun 12, 2009 - 4 answers

Sheep in the bath?

Help me find this French song about a sheep in a bath. [more inside]
posted by Sitegeist on Apr 12, 2008 - 4 answers

How smart are cows and sheep?

Just how smart are cows and sheep anyway? [more inside]
posted by yankeefog on Nov 2, 2007 - 39 answers

Who sings "Summer House in Skagen"?

Danish band that sings "Summer House in Skagen"? [more inside]
posted by Meatbomb on Jul 5, 2007 - 2 answers

Designer Sheep gift search

Trying to find specific designer sheep gifts seen in a store on Nantucket. [more inside]
posted by lockedroomguy on Dec 14, 2006 - 2 answers

Sheep Pyjamas

Last night I killed a vampire in my pyjamas.. [more inside]
posted by DZ-015 on Dec 5, 2006 - 9 answers

Bah Baah Baaah Baaaah

Man making sheep noises with delicate musical accompaniment. What is it? [more inside]
posted by klausness on Nov 12, 2006 - 3 answers

how many bones do a pig, cow, and sheep skeleton have?

how many bones do a pig, cow, and sheep skeleton have? [more inside]
posted by Nik_Doof on Mar 17, 2006 - 8 answers

Lost Navajo Word

The last Tony Hillerman novel, Sacred Pig, used a Navajo term that translates into english as "She who tells a sheep which blade of grass to eat". This Navajo word would be useful for me to know. I have tried to find it by scanning the novel with no success. Does anyone know what this word is with the correct pronunciation?
posted by Raybun on Mar 3, 2006 - 9 answers

Raising Sheep

I have fallen in love with sheep and would really like one for my backyard. Is this doable? Personal experiences are welcome. Feel free to talk me out of this if it's a really bad idea. [more inside]
posted by evilbeck on Jan 19, 2004 - 21 answers

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