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Why does this sheep have blue paint on it?

UNITED KINGDOM | Saturday, 24 September 2016 | Views [241] | Comments [2]

Why does this sheep have blue paint on it?

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So that the farmer will know his sheep from his neighbor's, whose might be painted red.

  Christine Sep 24, 2016 9:09 AM

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Paint is most commonly used to show ownership since sheep are in shared pastures, but it can also be a mark to show which have been impregnated since bags of paint can be hung around the male's necks.

  Debbie Sep 24, 2016 11:36 AM

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