What is the technical term for sheep?

Abattoir -a facility for collecting and processing farm animals into meat products.
Abomasum – a ruminant’s fourth stomach compartment; the one where digestion takes place.
Abortion – termination of life prematurely.
Accelerated lambing – more frequently than once a year when a ewe lambs.
ADF – fibre detergent acid
AFO – Agricultural operations where livestock in confined conditions are housed and raised. Some states are governing
From AFOs.
Afterbirth: the placenta and foetal membranes that are removed after the lambs are born from the uterus.
Amino acid – one of the protein building blocks.
Anemia – a number of red blood cells lower than average.
Animal unit (AU) – a unit containing one mature cow or horse or as many animals as one mature cow or horse absorbs.
An equal feed number, such as 7 sheep.
Animal unit month (AUM) – The amount of forage needed for one mature cow and her calf (or equivalent,
For sheep or horses, for example), for one month.
Annual (bean) – a plant that, in one year, usually germinates, flowers and dies.
Anthelmintic – a drug that kills intestinal worms of many kinds.
Antibiotic – a drug that destroys other germs and bacteria.
Antibodies – proteins that the immune system creates to protect against specific bacteria, viruses, or other antigens.
Anti-toxin is an antibody that can neutralise a toxin that is unique.
Artificial Insemination (AI) – a procedure by which semen is placed by artificial means inside the uterus of a female, i.e.
Other than intercourse by sex.
ASI – Organization of the American Sheep Industry. State Sheep Societies Federation.
Banding – the method of applying rubber bands for docking and castrating to the tail or scrotum.
Bellwether, a sheep always carrying a bell that leads the herd.
Bloat – excessive gas accumulation in the animal’s rumen.
Bottle jaw – Deposition of edoema or fluid under the jaw. A symptom of Haemonchosis infection in sheep.
Breech birth – a birth in which the lamb, with its rear legs tucked under and just its tail, is shown backwards
At the opening nearby.
Browse – sections of woody plants, twigs, shoots, and leaves included.
Buck – a male sheep’s slang term.
Bummer – the orphan lamb’s slang term.
Burdizzo – a form of castration that uses a large clamp to crush the blood vessels that lead into the testicles.
CAFO – a confined animal feeding operation of at least 1,000 units of livestock. Federal and state-governed
Carding -a process involving the passage of natural fibres between two wire pin-covered surfaces
In preparation for spinning, order to detangle and align the fibres.
Castrate – testicular removal or testicular impact.
Cc – a cubic inch. Like a millileter (ml).
Cellulose is a part of plant cell walls that most animals can not digest (lignin)
Cervix is the lower part of the uterus that protrudes into the vagina and dilates to allow the vagina to dilate during labour.
The foetuses’ passage.
Cryptorchidism – inability to descend on one or both tests
Coccidiostat – any of a group of chemical agents for coccidiosis control mixed in feed or drinking water
Colostrum – after birth, the first milk a ewe gives. This milk, rich in antibodies, defends newborn lambs against
The illnesses.
Composting – a mechanism whereby organic waste naturally decomposes.
Combing – using combs to straighten or parallelize fibres. It also entails the elimination of short fibres and
Additional impurities.
Concentrate – a high-energy, low-fiber, and easily digestible feed.
Conception – the stage at which a sperm fertilises an egg, in reproduction.
Continuous grazing – the whole time in which grazing is permitted, livestock stay on a grazing device.
Cool season plant – a plant that normally grows best during the late fall, winter, and spring.
Corpus Luteum (CL) is the mass of cells that form from the ovary after the egg has been released. The corpus
Progesterone is provided by Luteum. The “yellow body.” was also named.
Cost share – a grant from various government departments and some private sectors.
Crimp – the wool fiber’s natural waves.
Culling – the method that decides which animals will not be raised in a herd.
Creep feeding – to provide nursing lambs with supplementary feed.
Creep grazing – the method of allowing young animals to graze areas that can not be reached simultaneously by their dams.
Crossbreeding – the mating of multiple breeds of animals.
Crutching (or crotching) – the removal of wool from around the tail and between the sheep’s rear legs.
Cud – ruminant food that is regurgitated to be chewed again.
Dags – clothing that is tainted with faeces and either adheres to or has been clipped from the back of the wool.
Hey! Cow.
Dam – Mother. Dam.
DE – digestible energy Digestible energy DE
Diarrhea – rising faecal excretion frequency, fluidity, or volume.
Dock – to cut the tail of a sheep (v) or the shortened tail (n).
Drench – a process by which liquid medicine is provided.
Percentage of dressing – the percentage of live animals ending up as carcasses.
Dystocia – trouble giving birth or being born.
Eid – the annual celebration of Islam. The Muslim calendar contains two major Eids.
Elastrator – method for applying strong rubber bands (elastrator rings/bands) to the tail and scrotum.
Castration and docking.
Embryo – an animal in the early stage of pre-birth development.
Embryo Transfer (ET) – implantation into a surrogate mother of embryos or fertilised eggs.
Epididymitis – a thin tube that gathers sperm after leaving the testis.
Estrogen – an ovary-generated female sex hormone. In command of the course of estrus.
Estrus – the cycle of fertility and receptivity of the female to the male. That’s also called heat.
Estrus Cycle – the female’s menstrual cycle.
Ewe – Sheep Girl
Extra mark – the use of a medicine in a way for which it has not been labelled. Only veterinarians may prescribe or use
Extra medications and names.
FAMACHA© – a parasite management regime to control and treat small-scale Haemonchus contoritus
Yeah. Ruminants. To estimate the degree of anaemia in livestock, use an eye colour map.
Fat-soluble vitamins – vitamins which dissolve, in addition to water, in liquid fat or fatty oils. They’re including
A, D, E and K vitamins. They are produced in the rumen.
Fatten – slaughter feed. Make yourself fleshy or plump.
Count of faecal eggs (FEC) – the amount of worm eggs per gramme of faeces. Often known as EPG (eggs per gram).
Feedlot – an environment where lambs are confined and carefully mixed and fed to fatten them with high-concentrate feed.
Fertilizer – any of a wide variety of natural and synthetic products, including nitrogen and manure,
In order to improve its fertility, phosphorus and potassium compounds have dispersed or worked into the soil.
Five Point Check© – an extension of the framework of FAMACHA©, a decision-making method that enables farmers to make decisions
For all of the parasites that usually affect small ruminants, make deworming decisions. Includes 5 checks
Points on the body of the animal: eye, jaw, nose, back and tail.
Fleece – the wool of a single sheep in the state of shorn grease.
Flerd – a party of sheep and cattle mixed together.
Fodder – the crops grown for the feeding of animals.
Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) is a pituitary gland hormone that stimulates development.
Of the ovary follicles.
Foot bath – the chemical and water mixture used for the prevention and/or treatment of foot rot in which sheep stand.
And a scalding foot.
Footrot – infectious sheep disease caused by particular bacteria
Forage – grasses, small shrubs and other plant materials that can be used as livestock feed. Edible parts of the
Oh. Trees.
Forb – herbaceous broadleafed plant (e.g., dandelion).
Forward grazing – when entry to a paddock is given to one group of animals ahead of another group.
Genotype – an individual’s genetic constitution.
Gestation – Pregnancy duration.
Gimmer – female sheep over the age of one year.
Grade (n) – consistency measure. For live animals, meat, and wool, there are grades.
Graft – for a lamb to be moved to a ewe that is not its mother.
Grain is a component of the seed of cereal crops such as maize, oats, barley and wheat.
Grass – a group of plants with narrow parallel-veined leaves, small flowers and essentially hollow stems
With joints where it attaches the leaves.
Grass-based – whether the animal’s life or diet plays an important part in pasture or grassland.
Freshly cut forage fed to livestock – Green chop.
Land water – water that does not run away and is not drained by plants, but is soaked into an aquifer;
The supply of fresh water that forms a natural reservoir under the surface of the earth. It is widely used for drinking.
Gummer – a sheep that is so old that it has lost all its teeth.
Haemonchosis – infestation or disease caused by the Haemonchus nematode (esp. H. contortus)
Halal – a set of Islamic dietary laws that govern food preparation.
Hand spinner – a person who spins wool by hand (twists fibres into yarn).
Hay – mowed and cured grass for use as fodder.
Haylage – Silage Grass
Heat – oestrus. The time when the female is fertile and the male is receptive.
Place of heavy use – an outdoor area where livestock is mainly assisted by imported feed.
Hectare – a metric area unit equal to 10,000 square metres, or 2,471 acres.
Heterosis – an improvement in hybrid efficiency over that of purebreds, most notably in characteristics such as
Survivability and fertility.
Heritability – the degree to which our genetic structure affects a trait.
For a yearling sheep that has not yet been shorn, Hogget – a British term.
Hoop house – a building used for housing livestock with an arched metal frame and a cloth roof.
Hormone is a drug that one part of the body creates but affects another part of the body.
Hull – a dry fruit, seed, or nut outer cover.
Hybrid vigour – an improvement in hybrid efficiency over that of purebreds, most notably in characteristics such as
Survivability and fertility.
Hypothermia – a disorder in which low body temperature is described.

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