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Storm death toll of recently sheared sheep in Uruguay climbs to 54.200, not counting lambs

Thursday, September 26th 2013 - 06:34 UTC
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The recent rain, wind and cold storm that severely punished Uruguayan farmers last week caused the death of 54.200 adult sheep. The sum from a survey conducted by the Uruguayan Wool Secretariat, SUL, almost doubles the original 30.000 estimate and does not include the recently born lambs. Read full article


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  • ChrisR

    I think whoever said 0.05% must have been using The Lunatic of Chew Butt for the arithmetic because that works out to a national flock of 108 million sheep or 36 sheep per head of population.

    Sounds a bit far fetched to me.

    But somebody will correct me if I am in error.

    Sep 26th, 2013 - 03:51 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • redp0ll

    No you are correct. Its 0.5%

    Sep 26th, 2013 - 05:44 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    2 redp0ll

    I thought it would be you. Thanks.

    Sep 26th, 2013 - 07:09 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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