What Is the Name of a Female Sheep?

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An adult female sheep is called a ewe, at lambing time it is called a dam, and a baby sheep of either sex is a lamb. Sheep are most likely descended from the wild mouflon of Europe and Asia and one of the earliest animals to be domesticated for agricultural purposes.
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A female sheep is called a ewe. If you have a young baby sheep, it is called a ewe lamb. Some people call a female sheep a Yoe too. They become an adult sheep at one year of age.
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