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close this book Sheep and goat breeding
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View the document Breeds of sheep and goats
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Open this folder and view contents Care and housing of animals
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Open this folder and view contents Knowing the flock and maintaining it
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A few words to understand the course

A flock of sheep consists of:

• 1 male: the male is called the ram;

• 20 females which have had young ones: the mothers are called ewes;

• young ones which are with their mothers: the young ones are called lambs.


Sheep

A flock or herd of goats consists of:

• 1 male: the male is called the buck or billy goat;

• 30 females which have had young ones: the mothers are called she- goats;

• young ones which are with their mothers: the young ones are called kids.


Goats