Sometimes he had several hundreds of lambs to look after.
The poor lambs were frightened.
Slink lambs come from South America and China.
The number of sheep and lambs in Canada was estimated for the year 1907 at 2,830,785, as compared with 2,465,565 in 1901.
Mongolian Lambs.-See Lambs, above.
The chief exceptions are the Persian and Astrachan lambs, which are bought at the Russian 'fairs, and are dressed and dyed in Leipzig, and the ermine and Russian squirrels, which are dressed and manufactured into linings either in Russia or Germany before offered for sale to the wholesale merchants or manufacturers.
They looked down, and at the bottom they saw some lambs huddled together among the rocks.
Three lambs had been born this spring.
The birds include eagles - some are called lammervangers from their occasional attacks on young lambs - vultures, hawks, kites, owls, crows, ravens, the secretary bird, cranes, a small white heron, quails, partridges, korhaans, wild geese, duck, and guineafowl, swallows, finches, starlings, the mossie or Cape sparrow, and the widow bird, noted for the length of its tail in summer.
It was in 1875 that the Smithfield Club first provided the competitive classes for lambs, and in 1883 the champion plate offered for the best pen of sheep of any age in the show was for the first time won by lambs, a pen of Hampshire Downs.
In the market for frozen lambs the colony remains at present without a rival.
Two lambs followed their mother as the ewe leaped from one ledge to another.
When it was necessary to account for this position, theologians quoted the text of the Gospels, where St Peter is represented as the rock on which the Church is built, the pastor of the sheep and lambs of the Lord, the doorkeeper of the kingdom of heaven.
Some of these are reared upon extensive wild farms. In addition there are domestic fur-bearing animals, such as Persian, Astrachan and Chinese lambs, and goats, easily bred and available.
Names, Qualities and Uses of Pelts.1 Astrachan.-See Lambs, below.
CARAcUL.-See Goats and Lambs, below.
See also Lambs, caracul.
This transference is doubtless connected with the change in the relations between the time of the Passover meal and that of His death: in the Synoptists, the Thursday evening's supper is a true Passover meal, the lamb had been slain that afternoon and Jesus dies some twenty-four hours later; in John, the supper is not a Passovermeal, the Passover is celebrated on Friday, and Jesus, proclaimed here from the first, the Lamb of God, dies whilst the paschal lambs, His prototypes, are being slain.
The Passover was kept at the full moon of the lunar month Nisan, the first of the Jewish ecclesiastical year; the Paschal lambs were slain on the afternoon of the, 4th Nisan, and the Passover was eaten after sunset the same day - which, however, as the Jewish day began at sunset, was by their reckoning the early hours of the r 5th Nisan; the first fruits (of the barley harvest) were solemnly offered on the 16th.
In the maritime provinces and in Prince Edward Island sheep and lambs are reared in large numbers.
With the growing weakness and corruption of the Hasmonaean princes, and the alienation of a large part of the nation from their cause, the hope of a better kingship begins to appear in Judaea also; at first darkly shadowed forth in the Book of Enoch (chap. xc.), where the white steer, the future leader of God's herd after the deliverance from the heathen, stands in a certain contrast to the actual dynasty (the horned lambs); and then much more clearly, and for the first time with use of the name Messiah, in the Psalter of Solomon, the chief document of the protest of Pharisaism against its enemies the later Hasmonaeans.
The Carnivora include bears, wolverines, wolves, raccoons, foxes, sables, martens, skunks, kolinskis, fitch, fishers, ermines, cats, sea otters, fur seals, hair seals, lions, tigers, leopards, lynxes, jackals, &c. The Rodentia include beavers, nutrias, musk-rats or musquash, marmots, hamsters, chinchillas, hares, rabbits, squirrels, &c. The Ungulata include Persian, Astrachan, Crimean, Chinese and Tibet lambs, mouflon, guanaco, goats, ponies, &c. The Marsupialia include opossums, wallabies and kangaroos.
Broadtail.-See Lambs, below.
colts, lambs, eggs and the like; or personal, namely, of profits arising from the honest labour and industry of man, and being the tenth part of the clear gain, e.g.
It preys upon the smaller animals and inflicts much loss upon stock farmers through the destruction of calves, lambs, &c., but it very rarely ventures to attack man or any of the larger animals.
Lowland rams put to breed half-bred and cross lambs receive about I lb of grain daily to prevent their falling off too rapidly in condition, as they would do if exclusively supported on mountain fare.
On this fiftieth day two wave-loaves made from the produce of the fields occupied by the worshipper ("your habitations") are offered together with seven unblemished lambs of the first year as well as one young bullock and two rams as a burnt offering.
77 lb per head given by Oxford-Hampshire cross-bred wether lambs, aged nine months two weeks.
The wild dogs and pigs which now sometimes prey on the sheep-farmers' lambs in outlying districts are the descendants of domestic animals which have escaped into the "bush."
The smaller size of the flocks and the breeding of sheep for meat rather than for wool, the cultivation of English grasses and of extensive crops of turnips and other roots on which to fatten sheep and lambs, all tend to change sheep-farming from the mere grazing of huge mobs on wide, unimproved runs held by pastoral licences.
- See Lambs, above.
Faunus also revealed the secrets of the future by strange sounds from the woods, or by visions communicated to those who slept within his precincts in the skin of sacrificed lambs; he was then called Fatuus, and with him was associated his wife or daughter Fatua.
They looked, as they thought, in every place where the lambs might have taken shelter.
In England, for instance, the dressing of sables, martens, foxes, otters, seals, bears, lions, tigers and leopards is first rate; while with skunk, mink, musquash, chinchillas, beavers, lambs and squirrels, the Germans show better results, particularly in the last.
A modern frozenmeat-carrying vessel will accommodate as much as 120,000 carcases, partly sheep and partly lambs, requiring a hold capacity of about 300,000 cub.
It contained the essential minerals, including the trace elements for the lambs.
In Paris, too, they obtain beautiful results in the "topping" or colouring Russian sables and the Germans are particularly successful in dyeing Persian lambs black and foxes in all blue, grey, black and smoke colours and in the insertion of white hairs in imitation of the real silver fox.
With, however, the exception of the best white Tibet lambs, the majority of Chinese furs can only be regarded as inferior material.
One very important fact recorded by Dr Gadow is that calves and lambs shed their horns at an early age.
The pine and oak were sacred to him, and his offerings were goats, lambs, cows, new wine, honey and milk.
The common fox of Europe has been introduced into Australia, where it is destructive to the native fauna and to lambs.
Chacmas frequently strip orchards and fruit-gardens, break and devour ostrich eggs, and kill lambs and kids for the sake of the milk in their stomachs.
It carried off the highest honours in the dressed carcass competition at Chicago in 1903, and the championship in the "block test" at Smithfield Club Show was won for the five years1902-1906by Suffolks or Suffolk cross lambs from big-framed Cheviot ewes.
The colour of the fleece is white, with a few darkish spots here and there; the faces and legs are dark in the lambs, gradually becoming white or light grey in a few years.
The ewes, although difficult to confine by ordinary fences, are in high favour in lowland districts for breeding fattening lambs to Down and other early maturity rams.
Two crops of lambs in a year are sometimes obtained from the ewes, although it does not pay to keep such rapid breeding up regularly.
The lambs have the shelter of a lambing shed for a few days.
At this time unshorn lambs are dipped and dosed with one of Cooper's tablets of sulphur-arsenic dip material to destroy internal parasites.
The lambs are weaned towards the end of June and the ewes run on the poorest pasture till August to lose surplus fat.
With good management twenty ewes of any of the lowland breeds should produce and rear thirty lambs, and the proportion can be increased by breeding from ewes with a prolific tendency.
Cheviot and cross-bred lambs are marked, and the males are castrated, towards the end of May.
Nearly a month later black-face lambs are marked and the eild sheep are shorn - the shearing of mulch ewes being delayed till the second week of July.
Other navigable streams are the Waccamaw, to Bucksville (50 m.); the Great Pedee to Smith's Mills (52 m.); the Cooper, to Strawberry Ferry (30 m.); the Ashley, to Lambs (13 m.); the Edisto, to Guignard Landing (260 m.); the South Edisto, to the North Edisto (11 m.); the Beaufort, to the Coosaw River (11 m.); and the Santee, to the confluence of the Congaree and Wateree rivers, which are navigable for flatboats.
According to MAFF, most fatalities among lambs are due to poor animal husbandry.
Lambs Bookshop is an independent legal bookseller, based in Store Street, London.
cade lambs and desperate to take them home.
calfeep with very young lambs, cattle with new-born calves.
castrate male lambs is to avoid injury through fighting.
Lambs ' tail shaped male catkins hang in clusters in spring.
These include ruby chard, lambs lettuce, and salad burnet.
clinical coccidiosis is most commonly seen in lambs aged between 4 8 weeks, but can occur in older livestock.
All lambs must receive adequate colostrum within 12 hours of birth.
Give weak lambs extra attention and ensure they get colostrum as soon as possible.
Lambs get immunity from the eweÃ¢s colostrum so a good early feed is vital.
crossbred ewes bred to terminal sire rams i.e. with all lambs intended for slaughter.
crossbred prime lambs were sold on June 1 through Kirkby Stephen mart with lambs in demand from local butchers.
These are hooded crows, very much a curse of the farmers in these parts who think they take young lambs.
Lambs seriously deficient in copper, selenium or cobalt will fail to thrive.
But then he found he had to slaughter three or four lambs every day to feed the guard dogs.
Lambs sold per ewe is likely to increase to between 165 and 170 %, excluding the ewe hoggs.
Vaccinate ewes against the clostridial diseases in good time to ensure protection of lambs.
Nobody should be allowed near lambing ewes or allowed to handle newly born lambs.
In both cases, these are for systems with crossbred ewes bred to terminal sire rams i.e. with all lambs intended for slaughter.
vaccinate ewes against the clostridial diseases in good time to ensure protection of lambs.
The Lambs seem to have become very excited by the capture of a huge whale.
gamboling lambs, blossom.
Why, then, in the interval has God designed lions to eat herbivores like lambs?
hooded crows, very much a curse of the farmers in these parts who think they take young lambs.
husbandry practice can significantly reduce the number of lambs lost.
Black backed jackals are killed by farmers in order to protect their livestock, as they are known to attack lambs and sheep.
Coyotes Tend to go for the throat of sheep and lambs, clamping down on the windpipe or severing the jugular vein.
karakul sheep are now raised to produce lambs for the high-end market in Persian lamb coats and hats.
knee-deep in freezing water, only to lose six lambs.
Nobody should be allowed near lambing ewes or allowed to handle newly born lambing ewes or allowed to handle newly born lambs.
Main course could be roast beef; braised lambs ' kidneys; baked halibut steak or a whole grilled plaice.
It is illegal to transport heavily pregnant ewes, or new-born lambs.
ewe lambs intended for breeding may be vaccinated from five months of age.
Mule gimmer lambs are sold at the annual Carlisle Luke Fair sale in September.
lambskin fleeces are from British lambs and are undyed, unbleached and hypoallergenic (not likely to cause allergenic reactions ).
Many reported that guard llamas show a strong attachment to lambs.
Scab and fluke in sheep I also need to treat the lambs for scab, the sheep scab mite causes mange.
hexagonal mesh can be attached to most types of gates to make them proof against lambs, dogs and so on.
mule ewe lambs to be sold at Castle Douglas.
mule lambs selected for tagging with this variety of tag types.
orphan lambs or watch newborn calves take their first steps.
Lambs carrying a double muscling gene which American meat packers say has an effect worth about $ 15 a carcass.
Lambs are often treated frequently to ensure high growth rates without the negative effects of gastrointestinal parasitism.
predation on lambs by foxes is ' insignificant ' .
Farmers in upland areas may be losing upwards of 5% of lambs to fox predation.
pregnant ewes, or new-born lambs.
lambing commences on 1 March, the Mules average 200% lambs reared and Texel cross ewes, 175% lambs reared.
ruby chard, lambs lettuce, and salad burnet.
But for the biggest, potentially ruinous, buys of our lives, most of us are poorly advised lambs ready to be fleeced.
March, in keeping with the apocalyptic saying about lions and lambs, came in with a leonine roar.
September is a busy month with principal sales of mule gimmer shearlings and ewe lambs at most of our sales centers.
scab and fluke in sheep I also need to treat the lambs for scab, the sheep scab mite causes mange.
Dorset Horn rams are terminal sires in flocks using natural ' frequent lambing ' to achieve year-round production of top quality fattened lambs.
The Dorset Down is an ideal terminal sire, producing solid, meaty, early maturing lambs.
Three days later at the Royal Bath and West Winter Fair, two three-quarter ewe lambs sired by Aladin won the supreme champion pair.
The Cell is like Silence Of The Lambs on acid: a formulaic serial killer plot whose originality comes from its highly stylized look.
suckleling lambs with orf lesions may be disinclined to suck and ewes with sore teats may not let their lambs feed.
Instead pictures of tables laden with roast swan, lambs ' tails stew and Gloucestershire Royal Pie come to mind.
Can early experience with humans make lambs less timid and stressed?
essential trace elements for lambs, basic facts Denied supplementary cobalt whilst grazing pasture deficient in it, the lamb will become sick.
Subject matter and genre are defined in terms of the serial killer trope and The Silence of the Lambs.
tup lambs are castrated and all lambs tails are docked.
They would have been sacrificial lambs and found not guilty anyway, allowing the real culprits to claim vindication for the Yard's actions.
An example is when lambs not yet weaned are sent for slaughter.
wether lambs are sold finished through Hexham Mart from December through to April, the majority being finished inside.
In times of drought the Guanches drove their flocks to consecrated grounds, where the lambs were separated from their mothers in the belief that their plaintive bleatings would melt the heart of the Great Spirit.
Here on her festival (21st of January) two lambs are specially blessed after pontifical high mass, and their wool is later woven into pallia (see Pallium).
Some of the poorer sorts of furs, such as hamster, marmot, Chinese goats and lambs, Tatar ponies, weasels, kaluga, various monkeys, antelopes, foxes, otters, jackals and others from the warmer zones, which until recently were neglected on account of their inferior quality of colour, by the better class of the trade, are now being deftly dressed or dyed in Europe and America, and good effects are produced, although the lack of quality when compared with the better furs from colder climates which possess full top hair, close underwool and supple leathers, is readily manifest.
If I could eat grass I would not need a conscience, for nothing could then tempt me to devour babies and lambs.
One dark night James Hogg was on the hilltop with a flock of seven hundred lambs.
With his lighted lantern in his hand, he went up and down the rough hills calling for his lambs.
They played with the lambs in the field and saw no human being but the shepherd.
"She killed three of my lambs last night," said the one whose name was David Brown.
They say she has a family of young wolves up there; and that is why she kills so many lambs.
We must put an end to this killing of lambs.
Near the top of a hill he saw a little shepherd boy who was lying on the ground while a flock of sheep and lambs were grazing around him.
When the old bell-wether at the head rattles his bell, the mountains do indeed skip like rams and the little hills like lambs.
At Easter, there are marzipan lambs filled with quince jam.
Lambing commences on 1 March, the Mules average 200% lambs reared and Texel cross ewes, 175% lambs reared.
Lambs to be fed: the Girls ' Reformatory movement in England during the 19th century.
Worm drenching lambs: Lambs pick up roundworm parasites from the grass, which invade their intestines.
Both were lambs to the slaughter, sacrificed at the altar of Capote 's ruthless pursuit of adulation.
Suckling lambs with orf lesions may be disinclined to suck and ewes with sore teats may not let their lambs feed.
The lesions of orf are painful and cause much distress, particularly to ewes and suckling lambs.
Essential trace elements for lambs, basic facts Denied supplementary cobalt whilst grazing pasture deficient in it, the lamb will become sick.
Finally before turn out the male or tup lambs are castrated and all lambs tails are docked.
They would have been sacrificial lambs and found not guilty anyway, allowing the real culprits to claim vindication for the Yard 's actions.
Wether lambs are sold finished through Hexham Mart from December through to April, the majority being finished inside.
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These include crosses, christening gowns, stained glass windows, churches, doves, lambs, and others.
With films like The Accused, Silence of the Lambs (she won a Best Actress Oscar for both), Panic Room and Inside Man under her belt, she's one of the few women on the highest-paid list, with earnings of around $25 million per role.
With films like The Accused, Silence of the Lambs, Panic Room and Inside Man under her belt, she's one of the few women on the highest-paid list, with earnings of around $25 million per role.
I saw a commercial for a dog show, and they featured a Bedlington Terrier in the ad. My husband had told me about Bedlington Terriers when we were dating and said they looked like lambs.
Choices often include cashmere or lambs wool.
Silence of the Lambs (1991) - FBI trainee Clarice Starling (Jodie Foster) seeks out the help of serial killer Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins) to help her nab another serial killer.
According to Chasing the Frog website, Gein was also the model used for the creation of Norman Bates in the Alfred Hitchcock movie adaptation, Psycho, and again as the character, Buffalo Bill in the movie, The Silence of the Lambs.
It's not necessary to give the lambs legs.
Silence of the Lambs is a work of 'pure horror', in more ways than one.
Six. There are two ewes and three lambs somewhere up there.
Sheep and Lambs Pigs.
The home-grown is the estimated dead weight of sheep and lambs slaughtered, which is taken at 40% of the total number of sheep and lambs returned each year in the United Kingdom.
In the sheep section of the Smithfield show the classes for ewes were finally abolished in 1898, and the classes restricted to wethers and wether lambs, whose function is exclusively the production of meat.
At the 1905 show, sheep of each breed, and also cross-breds, competed as (1) wether lambs under twelve months old, and (2) wether sheep above twelve and under twenty-four months old.
It has long been famous for its cattle and sheep sales, but more particularly for the great August lamb fair, the largest in Scotland, at which as many as 126,000 lambs have been sold.
AmOng the Babylonians and Assyrians the baru (from bars to see, inspect) was a soothsaying priest who was consulted whenever any important undertaking was proposed, and addressed his inquiries to Samas the sun god (or Adad) as bet biri or lord of the oracle (accompanied by the sacrifice of lambs).
The youngest, known as "broadtails," are killed when a few days old, but for the well-developed curly fur, the lambs must be six or seven weeks old.
The Persian lambs, size 18X9 in., are the finest and the best of them.
All the above enumerated lambs are naturally a rusty black or brown, and with very few exceptions are dyed a jet black.
Astrachan, Shiraz and Bokharan lambs, size 22 by 9 in., are of a coarser, looser curl, and chiefly used for coat linings, while the Persians are used for outside of garments, collars, cuffs, stoles, muffs, hats and trimmings and gloves.
The so-called caracul lambs, size 12 X6 in., are the very young of the astrachan sheep, and the pick of them are almost as effective as broadtails, although less fine in the texture.
Grey lambs, size 24X to in., are obtained from the Crimea and known in the trade as "crimmers."
They are of a similar nature to the caracul lambs, but looser in curl, ranging from a very light to a dark grey.
Mongolian lambs, size 24 X15 in., are of a short wavy loose curl, creamy white colour, and are usually exported from China dressed, the majority being ready-made into cross-shaped coats or linings.
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