SHEEP VIDEOS FOR KIDS – Facts about Sheep for Children, Preschoolers and Kindergarten
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SHEEP VIDEOS FOR KIDS – Facts about Sheep for Children, Preschoolers and Kindergarten

September 4, 2019

ABOUT SHEEP Sheep are the first animal domesticated in
Asia. They became domesticated there over 10,000
years ago. There are more than 1 billion sheep in the
world. The most number of sheep live in China. In New Zealand, there are more sheep than
people. Sheep are mammals. They are related to goats. Sheep have a field of vision of around 300
degrees. This allows them to see behind themselves
easily. Sheep have excellent hearing. They are intelligent animals with good memories. Sheep are as intelligent as dogs. They can remember at least 50 individual sheep
and humans for years. Sheep are herbivores. They eat plants, vegetables and grasses. Sheep love fresh grass. Sheep do not have teeth in their upper front
jaw. Sheep are very social animals. They live in groups. A group of sheep is called a herd or flock. Most sheep live on farms or ranges. Sheep like to stay close to other sheep in
a herd. This helps them to move together to new pastures
easier. Female sheep are called ewes. Male sheep are known as rams. Some rams have horns. Young sheep are called lambs. Mother sheep give birth to between 1-3 lambs. Lambs are born in spring. The sound of a female sheep is called bleating. A lamb can identify its mother by the sound
she makes. A
sheep is covered in a thick fleece. This helps them survive in cold climates. Domesticated sheep are raised for a number
of agricultural products including fleece, milk and meat. Their fleece is cut in the spring to make
wool for clothing. Wool is a natural fibre grown from sheep. Woollen clothes also stay cool in summer and
warm in winter. Milk from sheep is often used to make gourmet
cheese. Adult female sheep weigh between 90-300 pounds
when they are full-grown. Plural for sheep is sheep. The lifespan for a sheep is between 6-11 years. They live on average around 7 years. If you have trouble sleeping, you can try
to count sheep. Ancient Sumerians believed that sheep were
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