Basic Knowledge

Can Sheep Swim

Can Sheep Swim?

If you have sheep or have ever spent time around these animals, you probably know that they don’t really like being in water. In fact, they will usually even avoid crossing little streams if they can . But can sheep swim if they have to?

Are Sheep Good Pets

Are Sheep Good Pets?

Most of us think of sheep as farm animals. We think of herds grazing amongst the fields and hillsides. That they’re raised for wool or meat instills this, but can they make good pets? Sheep are smarter than we normally think they are. They’re also often docile and can easily be trained. Having a pet …

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Do Sheep Have Horns

Do Sheep Have Horns?

Have you ever if sheep have horns? It’s a common question, and the answer is yes, sometimes. Whether a sheep has horns or doesn’t depends on its breed and sometimes whether it is a male or a female sheep. There are some sheep breeds in which both rams and ewes have horns, but there are …

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Do Sheep Have Tails

Do Sheep Have Tails?

You’ve probably seen sheep at a fair or in a field that they did not appear to have a tail. But, did you know that most types of sheep are born with tails? Farmers and shepherds usually dock the tails when they are lambs.

Are Sheep Smart

Are Sheep Smart?

Do you assume that sheep are dumb? If so, you might be surprised to learn this actually isn’t the case. While they’re not the smartest animal, they have some keen and useful instincts. Are sheep smart? Regardless of what we previously understood, yes – sheep are very smart. They interact with the world in a …

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What Do Sheep Eat

What Do Sheep Eat?

Whether you’re a new shepherd or you’re just curious and want to learn a little more about sheep food – it’s important to answer the question: “What do sheep eat?” Providing sheep with proper nutrition is the key to a thriving flock.