Sheep Farming

Some articles on sheep farming, sheep, farming:

Bužim - Agriculture - Milk Production
... Presently, sheep farming is not as nearly developed as it could be, given the existing conditions and demographic basis of our municipality ... The plan of high sheep farming should be realized as an accompanying branch of animal housing because the sheep is not the biological competition to any species of domestic animals in terms ... Due to their way of feeding, sheep are easily adaptable to steep areas suitable for turning into nomadic pastures ...
Agriculture In England - Pastoral Farming - Sheep Farming
... Over 41,000 farms in the UK produce sheep, but more than half of breeding ewes are on hill or upland farms suitable for little else ... and heather moors such as the Lake District, the Pennines and Snowdonia in Wales are dominated by sheep farms, as are the Scottish Highlands ... In the lowlands, pockets of sheep farms remain ...
Percy Tait - Sheep Farming
... Tait went on to become a champion sheep breeder, winning England's Royal Show, the Royal Welsh Show and Scotland's Royal Highland Show with his Blue Demaine and champion Rouge Shearling ewes ...
Frederick Knight (MP) - Exmoor Reclamation
... He built 15 further farmsteads and changed his father's policy of "in-hand" farming of the forest as one huge entity to one of colonising the moor with tenant farmers who would ... more suited to lowlands, and sought to introduce a pastoral system using sheep ... Sir Robert brought modern farming techniques to Exmoor, and bred prize-winning herds of Friesian dairy cattle, Red Ruby Devon cattle, Exmoor Horn and Devon Closewool sheep ...
Lake District - Economy - Agriculture and Forestry
... Farming, and in particular sheep farming, has been the major industry in the region since Roman times ... Herdwick, with Rough Fell and Swaledale sheep also common ... Sheep farming remains important both for the economy of the region and for preserving the landscape which visitors want to see ...

Famous quotes containing the words farming and/or sheep:

    ... farming conservatism, which consisted in holding that whatever is, is bad, and any change is likely to be worse.
    George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)

    Better to repair the pen after the sheep have escaped than not at all.
    Chinese proverb.