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wether

a male sheep, esp a castrated one
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Several factors can cause wethers to be more prone to calculi.
In the present study, although bucks had higher final and harvest BW, they failed to produce higher DP when compared to wethers. Differential body tissue growth in bucks and wethers may contribute to higher non-edible body parts that lowered DP in bucks and higher proportion of carcass fat (KPF; p<0.02) in wethers that may have contributed to higher DP in wether goats.
Of these, about 2,200 wethers were slaughtered to provide detailed carcass quality data, and 2,600 ewes are being evaluated for their maternal characteristics.
"Despite wether lambs being back on the year, ewe lambs were up PS6.50.
VICTORY: Teesside's Roger Williams on his way to winning the intermediate class at Wether Hill Farm
You have your commercial ranchers who are raising goats in quantities to take to market, there are people whose sole focus is on breeding animals, and you also have those who sell wethers to the 4-H and FFA exhibitors, not to forget those who do a combination of some or all of these.
The hillside market on the outskirts of Lairg reverberated to enthusiastic bidding for wethers from all the regular lowland buyers as lambs from crofters and farmers from across the country met better-thanexpected prices, although trade for ewe lambs became "pickier" as the day wound to a close and fell short of last year's outstanding sale.
The Scot, still to win a Major, is weighing up wether to use a new putter with a hole in the middle.
A younger or out of condition wether can do about 20% of its body weight.
Newcastle brought in Worrall as a tactical substitute for Wethers in heat seven but it was Etheridge who made the early lead, only for Lasse Bjerre to open the throttle and fly past the Bandit down the back straight in a Diamonds 2-4.
Steve Worrall scored paid 15 that night, Max Clegg also among the points with12 and Matty Wethers battling hard for seven riding against his former club.
A 5-1 for Newcastle by Matthew Wethers and Lasse Bjerre put Newcastle ahead again 28-25 - only for Jensen and Claus Vissing to leave Steve Worrall and Ostergaard struggling in the next to put Glasgow back in front at 30-29.