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IPFS News Link • Agriculture

Self Sheering Sheep

• arclein
The animals have been specially bred to shed their winter coats naturally when spring arrives, saving farmers thousands of pounds a year. A new breed of self-shearing sheep shed their coats naturally in spring Wool has fallen so dramatically in value recently that its sale no longer covers the cost of shearing - leaving the task no more than a nuisance for flock owners.

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Comment by Powell Gammill
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Exactly what I thought of the headline Morpheus and this time of year!

Comment by Morpheus .
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Hmmm...reminds me of their human counterparts. You know, the ones who fill out and send in their 1040 every year.