Ovis aries

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Related to Ovis aries: Pantholops hodgsonii
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Noun1.Ovis aries - any of various breeds raised for wool or edible meat or skinOvis aries - any of various breeds raised for wool or edible meat or skin
genus Ovis, Ovis - sheep
sheep - woolly usually horned ruminant mammal related to the goat
Cotswold - sheep with long wool originating in the Cotswold Hills
Hampshire down, Hampshire - British breed of hornless dark-faced domestic sheep
Lincoln - long-wooled mutton sheep originally from Lincolnshire
Exmoor - horned sheep of Devon; valued for mutton
Cheviot - hardy hornless sheep of the Cheviot Hills noted for its short thick wool
caracul, karakul, broadtail - hardy coarse-haired sheep of central Asia; lambs are valued for their soft curly black fur
longwool - a domestic long-wool sheep
merino, merino sheep - white sheep originating in Spain and producing a heavy fleece of exceptional quality
Rambouillet - hardy sheep developed from the merino producing both good mutton and fine wool
mouton, mutton - meat from a mature domestic sheep
lamb - the flesh of a young domestic sheep eaten as food
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The outdoor loose housing system of this farm hosting 2 oxen (Bos taurus), 2 horses (Equus caballus), 5 goats (Capra hircus), 4 alpacas (Vicugnapacos), 8 fallow deer (Dama dama), and 15 sheep (Ovis aries) was separated from a stable housing 3 pigs (Sus scrofa domesticus).
The results demonstrated that Odocoileus virginianus texanus and Ceratotherium simum simum clustered firstly, giving closest relationship, then clustered with Bos indicus, Pantholops hedgsoni, Ovis aries and Capra hircus, all of the six species formed one group.
According to the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), the domestic sheep (Ovis aries) is raised primarily for its 'wool, meat, milk and hides.
Adenomas of the adrenal cortex are seen most frequently in old dogs (Canis lupus familiaris) and sporadically in horses, cattle (Bos taurus), and sheep (Ovis aries) [6,9].
Para casos mas especificos se ha seguido a Boessneck (1969), Payne (1985), Prummel y Frisch (1986) y Fernandez (2001) para la diferenciacion entre Ovis aries y Capra hircus, para el Bos taurus a Prummel (1988) y para diferenciar al jabali del cerdo domestico (Payne y Bull 1988).
En la Tabla 2 se destaca un predominio de elementos atribuibles a mamiferos medianos (55,4%) y a Ovis aries (21,6%), seguidos por dasipodidos (6,9%), Chaetophractus villosus (5,6%) y Bos taurus (3%).
Doing some research on sheep (scientific name: Ovis aries), I stumbled upon a few facts that just made me go, 'Baa!' For example, I found out that when tennis racquets were still made from sheep gut, the intestines of seven sheep were needed to string a racquet head.
In addition, known concentrations of DNA (41ng, 40.99ng, 40.95ng, 40.59ng, 38.95ng, 36.9ng, 30.75ng, 20.5ng, 10.25ng, 4.1ng, 2.05ng, 0.41ng, 0.041ng and 0.0041ng) of the species Bos taurus, Bubalus bubalis, Sus scrofa domesticus, Ovis aries, Gallus gallus domesticus and Salmo salar were diluted and mixed in 1 mL Eppendorf tubes to ensure the specificity of the assay.
The activity budget hypothesis explains many cases of sexual segregation for sexually dimorphic species, such as bighorn sheep, red deer (Conradt 1998), merino sheep (Ovis aries) (Michelena et al.
Se obtuvieron ovarios de ovejas domesticas adultas (Ovis aries) sacrificadas en un rastro en Nezahualcoyotl, Estado de Mexico, Mexico, los cuales se transportaron en solucion salina al 0.9% a una temperatura de 25-30[grados]C en un lapso no mayor a una hora.
Sixty-one isolates of Sordaria fimicola were isolated from the dung samples of cow (Bos taurus), horse (Equus caballus) buffalo (Bos taurus), donkey (Equus asinus), rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus), sheep (Ovis aries), camel (Camelus bactrianus) and goat (Capra hircus) collected from different areas of Lahore by adopting a moist chamber method.
The sequences were BLAST and further analyzed through multiple sequence alignment of IFN-a of Beetal goat with other species like goat (Capra hircus: GenBank accession number XM005683621), sheep (Ovis aries: X59067), cattle (Bos taurus: NP001165512), buffalo (Bubalus bubalis: XP006055575), Yak (Bos grunniens: AEU17776) chiru (Pantholops hodgsonii: XM005962133), and blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra: ACR61636).