Pregnant sheep benefit from more shearing

 
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Pregnant sheep benefit from more shearing

Radishrain
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https://phys.org/news/2020-12-frequently-sheep-happier-mothers.html

The link above talks about how pregnant sheep sheared more often had lower cotisol levels (which they took to mean the sheep were less stressed and in better condition).

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