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  • Here's Looking At You, Kid...

    Real or fake? You decide.

    Video of a sheep that appears to have a head that is upside-down has surfaced in the U.K. and is making the rounds on the Internet with skeptics calling it a fake, despite the video owner insisting on its authenticity...
    Click here for video.
    The inherent vice of Capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings. The inherent virtue of Socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
    Winston Churchill

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    I told one of my friends that it's the x-sheep. People think it's disabled or a mutation, but that head is put on in prime grazing position - more evolved for the lifestyle!
    Originally posted by Silverbridge
    If you get anything on your Facebook feed about who is going to the Olympics in 2012 or guessing the outcome of Bush v Gore please start threads about those, too.

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    • Original Poster

      #3
      And if that's not strange enough...
      The inherent vice of Capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings. The inherent virtue of Socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
      Winston Churchill

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      • #4
        Originally posted by Frank B View Post
        Wow that is odd. It is even lacking reproductive organs
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        • #5
          Ain't it lovely a 6 year old can be so gleeful at having killed another living creature. ;-/
          Proud and achy member of the Eventing Grannies clique.

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            #6
            It's called putting food on the table.

            News flash! Not all meat comes poly-wrapped.
            The inherent vice of Capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings. The inherent virtue of Socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
            Winston Churchill

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Frank B View Post
              It's called putting food on the table.

              News flash! Not all meat comes poly-wrapped.
              This^
              Sue

              I'm not saying let's go kill all the stupid people...I'm just saying let's remove all the warning labels and let the problem sort itself out.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by Frank B View Post
                It's called putting food on the table.

                News flash! Not all meat comes poly-wrapped.
                Yup... I personally have far more respect for people who put their own food on the table rather than buying it wrapped in plastic at the supermarket. Frankly I think if you don't have the stomach to kill it you shouldn't eat meat.... And I say that as someone who fully admits to being a giant hypocrite. I've never been able to stomach hunting myself and I am a confirmed carnivore. We do eat our roosters now and then but I make my SO do the deed

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                  #9
                  While we're discussing hunting, here's one for ya!

                  CAUTION: This is one of those swallow-your-coffee-and-bump-the-sleeping-cat-out-of-your-lap tales. So if you find yourself needing the screen cleaner and iodine afterwards, just remember that you've been warned!
                  The inherent vice of Capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings. The inherent virtue of Socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
                  Winston Churchill

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by RiverBendPol View Post
                    Ain't it lovely a 6 year old can be so gleeful at having killed another living creature. ;-/
                    I suppose it would also be cruel to expose said 6-yr-old to the horrors of skinning and preparing the deer, too, huh?
                    Jigga:
                    Why must you chastise my brilliant idea with facts and logic? **picks up toys (and wine) and goes home**

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                    • Original Poster

                      #11
                      Not to mention helping his mother cook it...
                      The inherent vice of Capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings. The inherent virtue of Socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
                      Winston Churchill

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                      • #12
                        The intersex doe is not surprising to me - intersex or hermaphrodite animals are pretty common in many species, like goats. Seen quite a few hands on. Fascinating.
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                        • #13
                          I remember a spike doe shot by a boy (he must have been an ancient 10 yr old) at Leakey Tx in the early 70s.

                          The sheep video could be a fake but I tend to believe it. I saw some really weird calves born when had a dairy.

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                          • #14
                            It looked real to me--don't know if it was born that way or had one heck of an accident.
                            I LOVE my Chickens!

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                            • #15
                              The BB and coon story....LOL and then some!

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                              • #16
                                Not sure why, but sheep and goats tend to have some really over-the-top mutations on a semi-regular basis. So an upside down head? Extremely odd and not sure if it's possible but I wouldn't be surprised if it's real.

                                Many kids hunt...most adult hunters hunted as children. The disconnect from the reality of meat = food and how it gets that way is a major problem in this country.

                                However I do understand that for those not used to it, the process can seem mean or horrible. Be assured that children learning to hunt has zero connection with any psyche issues though.

                                And if given a choice, prey animals would *far* prefer being the prey of humans over any of their other natural predators any day. All of their other methods of death are what we'd consider horrific. So as creepy as it might seem, it's going to die at some point and by human hunter is the best way. (unless it's aneurism, which is rare)
                                You jump in the saddle,
                                Hold onto the bridle!
                                Jump in the line!
                                ...Belefonte

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                                • #17
                                  Originally posted by Frank B View Post
                                  I do not have photos of it -- they're all on my folks' computer -- but my father shot a 4 or 6 point doe three or so years ago. Upon starting to field dress it, he noticed something was off and called fish and game. The DEC determined she was an complete female with horns. It must have confused the heck out of her suitors.

                                  As for the raccoon story...yeah, underpowered BB guns just make the wildlife mad.

                                  Originally posted by MistyBlue View Post
                                  So as creepy as it might seem, it's going to die at some point and by human hunter is the best way. (unless it's aneurism, which is rare)
                                  Assuming it's an ethical shot, otherwise it can be just as horrific as a kill done by a natural predator, but for the most part you are right -- it's quite quick and to the point.

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