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  • In a novel in the Blood Ties series by Tanya Huff, (the second one, I can't remember the name or find the darn book), the heroine is investigating the shooting deaths of two werewolves from a werewolf sheep-farming family.

    Vanish by Tom Pawlik: a Hellfire Comparison

  • Having lost a lot of money sheep-farming, I decided to throw in the towel and learn Chinese.

    A Conversation with Chris Stewart, author of Driving Over Lemons

  • Wolf Creek was the brainchild of Salt Lake City developer Douglas Anderson, who bought the sheep-farming land for $60 million from 16 owners.

    Where the CEOs Roam

  • It frequently mentions, in the sheep-farming portion of her life, fell farming, the fells, high fells, and so on.

    Word Court

  • Dutch immigrants started sheep-farming, which was to contribute so much to England's early greatness.

    Flemish Musings

  • The country was hilly, and more suited for sheep-farming than for corn.

    The Englishwoman in America

  • Even the Australian black-fellow is, perhaps, not quite so entirely eligible for extinction as a good, wholesome, horse-racing, sheep-farming Australian white may think.

    A Modern Utopia

  • Note that this is in a current sheep-farming district of Greenland – IOW, the land the Norse farmed then is being farmed today.

    Monbiot v Monckton « Climate Audit

  • The attention of the Australian settlers having been more directed to sheep-farming than before, Captain Marby had purchased some sheep, and Rashleigh was retained to manage them.

    Ralph Rashleigh

  • Still the country retained traces of what it had been in former days; the inhabitants, their more peaceful avocations having been repeatedly interrupted by the civil wars of the preceding century, were scarce yet broken in to the habits of regular industry, sheep-farming had not been introduced upon any considerable scale, and the feeding of black cattle was the chief purpose to which the hills and valleys were applied.

    The Black Dwarf

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