Quantcast

Latest Domestic sheep Stories

7bccb83c5c2c89ebf7ea05db5dd5e7071
2010-02-27 08:35:00

The natural-occurring biopolymer known as chitosan is being put forward as an effective alternative to growth-promoting antibiotics in the diet of ruminants.

2010-02-12 14:31:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Organic Trade Association (OTA) today welcomed the release of the U.S.

8d10f02c1c79711c15840d190d7c17a3
2010-02-04 08:35:00

A joke among two Texas AgriLife Research scientists later turned into a fully-funded study that found Viagra can aid fetal development in female sheep.

b5828f77c377ffc2b61dd9ffaaae32311
2010-01-16 15:05:00

A technology that allows pig stem cells to be converted into strips of meat might one day offer a solution to world hunger and a green alternative to raising livestock, scientists say.

2010-01-08 16:18:54

Researchers at Oregon State University and the University of Georgia have developed an improved, more efficient method to test for the most serious of the parasitic worms in sheep, a problem that causes hundreds of millions of dollars in losses every year to the global sheep and wool industry.

2009-12-11 14:47:16

Researchers propose carbon payments in rangelands, improved feeds to encourage poor farmers to produce more food with fewer emissions.

45972fc1c15bc239b7d86f8f0b4ac4141
2009-11-30 06:25:00

Australian scientists have said they are hoping to breed sheep that burp less as part of efforts to tackle climate change.

2009-11-18 06:41:00

PROVO, Utah and ANTWERP, Belgium, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- eFileCabinet, a global provider of electronic document management systems, today announced a strategic reseller partnership with Aries Filing Systems, a leading European filing systems and technology company.

2009-11-05 07:00:00

ATHENS, Greece, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aries Maritime Transport Limited (Nasdaq: RAMS) today announced a two-year time charter for the 1993-built, 172,972 dwt Capesize tanker MV Australia at a gross rate of $21,750 per day.


Latest Domestic sheep Reference Libraries

Mouflon, Ovis aries orientalis
2012-07-31 15:05:48

The mouflon (Ovis aries orientalis) is classified as a subspecies group within the Ovis aries group. The other members of this group are known as urials, or the vignei group. It is thought that the mouflon is the ancestor to all domestic sheep. There are currently five recognized subspecies of the mouflon. This species can be found in the Caucasus, northwestern Iran, and northern areas of Iraq. The only native subspecies of the mouflon is the Cyprus mouflon, with the other four subspecies...

Argali, Ovis ammon
2012-07-31 09:52:06

The argali (Ovis ammon), also known as the mountain sheep, is native to Central Asia. Its range includes Tibet, Altay, and Himalaya. Its range extends from Kazakhstan in the west, east to Shanxi Province in China. It also extends from Altai Mountains in the north, south to the Himalayas. It prefers a habitat in the highlands of these regions, at elevations between 980 and 19,000 feet. Its habitat type varies depending upon location. In areas like Kazakhstan, where it is often hunted, it can...

Bighorn Sheep, Ovis Canadensis
2012-05-10 12:18:52

The bighorn sheep (Ovis Canadensis) can be found in North America. There are three currently accepted subspecies of this sheep. The range of the bighorn sheep depends on these subspecies. The Sierra Nevada and Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep dwell in the cool mountainous areas of the United States and Canada, while the Desert bighorn sheep are native to the hotter desert areas of the southwestern United States. Bighorn sheep prefer habitats located in rocky, grassy slopes, and alpine meadows....

42_2c5d3b49ee6e7ef1bef65507e9123ed1
2007-07-16 14:25:09

The Domestic Sheep, Ovis aries, is the most common species of the sheep genus (Ovis). It is a woolly ruminant quadruped which most likely descends from the wild mouflon of South Asia. Sheep breeders refer to female sheep as ewes, intact males as rams, and castrated males as wethers. Yearlings are called hoggets and young sheep are called lambs. Domestic Sheep are now found all over the world, but they are declining in numbers in the U.S. because it is becoming economically unviable to raise...

More Articles (4 articles) »
Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.