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hogget

(ˈhɒɡɪt)
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1. (Agriculture) a sheep up to the age of one year that has yet to be sheared
2. (Cookery) the meat of this sheep
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Noun1.hogget - a sheep up to the age of one year; one yet to be sheared
lamb - young sheep
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They were kept in separate flocks; first there were the hoggets, then the oldest of the younger lambs and lastly the very young ones {80} all kept apart from one another; as for his dairy, all the vessels, bowls, and milk pails into which he milked, were swimming with whey.
All classes of hoggets short of buyers requirements and more could have been sold to sellers advantage.
LLANRWST, Tues, Mar 13 Remarks: Excellent entries, with best hoggets in demand and cull ewes much stronger.
BRECON FEBRUARY 27 PRIME HOGGETS (530): A reduced entry of hoggets in a week where we could have managed a lot more, with trade being better than expected.
RUTHIN, Tues, Jan 16 Remarks: Increased entry of hoggets with heavier hogs and export-types realising good prices.
This study evaluated the ingestive behavior of hoggets under intermittent grazing exclusively on ryegrass pasture or when given different supplements.
For example, the average for a 47kgs lamb in mid-March was 20p less and those hoggets that were taken to over 52kgs saw the average slip a further 20p, averaging 175p per kg grossing or PS91 per head.
Top prices Lambs - SL Jones, Bryn Pun, marli, Abergele; Lambs (pounds 104ph) - G Edwards & Sons, Fferm, Llanfwrog, Ruthin; Hoggets (p/kg) - GB Jones& Co, Ty Isa, Llanelidan, Ruthin; Hoggets (pounds 95ph) - BA Jones & OL Roberts, Caerhafod Isa, Bontuchel; Rams - C Roberts & S Nicholas, Bwlch Isa Farm, Llang; Ewes - C&S Davies, Egryn, Llansannan, Denbigh; Bulls - HJ & FJ Williams, Maes Gadfa, Cwmtirmynach; Heifers (p/kg) - W Owen & Partners, Accre Hall, Llandegla; Heifers (pounds 1,404ph) - G Rowlands, Tyn y Fedw, Bethel, Bala; Steers (p/kg) - G Rowlands, Tyn y Fedw, Bethel, Bala; Steers (pounds 1,556ph) - IP Jones, Ddol Fawr, Llanuwchlyn.
They include 90 hoggets (male) and 15 heavily-pregnant ewes.
Hoggets, lambs born last year, are expected to face competition from lambs born in January and Northern Ireland prices are already back five pence a kilo to 195p per kilo half weight.