SO8239 : Ram and Raddle

taken 9 years ago, near to Tunnel Hill, Worcestershire, Great Britain

Ram and Raddle
Ram and Raddle
I think the sheep on the left is a ram wearing a raddle. This contains a dye which marks the ewes that have been mated. If artificial insemination is used to improve the genetics a vasectomised ram (called a teaser) is used. The marked ewes are ready for insemination.
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SO8239, 43 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 23 February, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 3 March, 2008
Category
Sheep   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 820 392 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:3.1022N 2:15.7993W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 820 393
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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