Terms used in official statistics

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Sheep


Definition:
Domestic animals of the species Ovis aries including the following types of herd structures: lambs under the age of 1 year, sows (i.e., females that have already had young or young sheep pregnant for the first time), rams and wethers (castrated rams designated for slaughter).

Source:
  • Regulation (EC) No 1165/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 November 2008 concerning livestock and meat statistics and repealing Council Directives 93/23/EEC, 93/24/EEC and 93/25/EEC
    Place of publication: (Dz. Urz. UE L 321 z 01.12.2008, str. 1, z późn. zm.)

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