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To: hinckley buzzard

And the smaller sheep who didn’t survive in the past are now surviving to adulthood. Isn’t that a good thing, that more survive because the winters aren’t as harsh????


6 posted on 07/04/2009 2:25:20 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Dilbert San Diego

If more sheep survive because of milder weather, then the total number of sheep-pounds and sheep-wool goes up.

I don’t see any problem here.


7 posted on 07/04/2009 2:27:50 PM PDT by john in springfield
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To: Dilbert San Diego
Sheep or anything with low birth weight are not prone to being small. The genes control that as well as amount of feed. If the winters are less harsh, then small born sheep would grow more not less.

I agree with the shrinking breeding population, called sympatrick breeding populations...no outside genes coming in.

Bulking up would be a yearly thing, and growth is altogether a different thing. They would grow to their potential if nutrients are available.

This is some crappy dim trying to push global warming etc, which does NOT exist. If anything it is global cooling. We have had two hot days all summer, now the leaves are turning.

BA

41 posted on 08/04/2009 6:35:30 PM PDT by Battle Axe (Repent, for the coming of the Lord is nigh.)
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