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Dog Bottle-Feeds Orphaned Lambs (Photos)

Jess is a springer spaniel who lives on a 180-acre farm with 270 sheep. Three times a day, Jess makes a milk round, carrying a bottle in her mouth to give tasty meals to lambs whose mothers are unabl…

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Amazing Sheep Rescue in Iceland Snowstorm (Photos)

After a severe storm in northern Iceland, dozens of animals were left trapped in the snow. One farmer, Elín Baldvinsdóttir, found her sheep huddled together under 7-10 feet (2-3 meters) of snow! Searc…

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Lamb & Girl Go Sliding (Video)

Watch as this bouncy lamb chases her human around the house. Both the lamb and the girl have some difficulty with the slippery wood floor, but it's all in the name of fun. Too cute!   &…

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Ewe Gives Birth to 7 Lambs in Washington

A 3-year-old ewe in Washington state has done something that rarely happens; given birth to a litter of 7 lambs. The American Finnsheep Breeder's Association says that's only been recorded twice befor…

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3 Ways to Use Natural Dyes

Artificial coloring and dyes are all around us, altering the colors of foods we eat, clothes we wear and more. If you want to bring some color to your life sans chemicals, consider these three ways yo…

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Sheep Thinks He’s a Dog (Video)

  Jack is a 6-month-old sheep -- but don't tell him that! Just after he was born, he wandered inside his farm's house and befriended the family dog. Since then, he and the dog have been insepa…

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Ditch The Lawnmower – Hire a Flock of Sheep (video)

Did you know that the single most irrigated crop in the United States is a grassy green lawn? The US has acres and acres of lawn, and we spend about $40 billion annually on seed, sod and chemicals. Th…

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Sheep Much More Intelligent Than Assumed

Researchers at the University of Cambridge put Welsh mountain sheep through a battery of tests and concluded that the animals -- generally not believed to be very smart -- are actually as intelligent …

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Great Dog: Dot & Her Sheep (video)

Dot is a Border Collie. This is a breed that was originally developed along the English/Scottish border to herd sheep. That’s all Dot does. It’s all she wants to do, and what she loves to do. In th…

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Donkeys Protect Sheep and Goats

Donkeys are being used by some sheep and goat ranchers to protect their herds from coyotes, foxes and bobcats. Donkeys live with sheep and goat herds and chase off predators. They bray loudly, which a…

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Interesting. Some of these I hadn't heard before. Thanks.