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Photo: Sheep Portrait Picture Titirangi Bay Campground Marlborough South Island New Zealand

A pretty sheep stands still and allows its picture to be taken in the Titirangi Bay Compound in Marlborough, on the the South Island of New Zealand. The blue tag in the sheep's ear is a form of identification on the farm where the campground is located.

This pretty sheep takes a break from eating to pose for a photograph. This particular sheep was grazing in the Titirangi Bay Campground in Marlborough on the South Island of New Zealand.

Most sheep are kept as livestock, usually for their wool coats, which have to be sheared every season to allow them to grow a new coat. They can also be raised for milk however, and for meat, but mutton is not a terribly popular kind of meat throughout the world. Lamb, which are young sheep, are a much more popular meat product.

It is thought that there are about one billion sheep on the earth today, so they are not a species that runs the risk of becoming extinct anytime soon. They are a necessary ... continue below the picture...


Sheep Portrait Picture Titirangi Bay Campground Marlborough South Island New Zealand

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Sheep Portrait Picture Titirangi Bay Campground Marlborough South Island New Zealand
Portrait picture of a pretty sheep
on a farm in New Zealand.

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... staple to any functioning farm because they live and work well together, they keep the grass down, large numbers can be kept for a reasonable expense, and a farmer can make money on their wool, or their meat or milk products.

Sheep can be any number of colors, and some species can look so different from each other that it would be even hard to place them in the sheep family. This pretty sheep is mostly white in color, but some can be brown, grey or even white with a black head and legs; they are a very diverse species.

Sheep in Titirangi Bay Campground, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand.

Technical Information:
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/6.3, exposure time of 1/500 sec. on ISO 200, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 400mm.

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Sheep Portrait Picture Titirangi Bay Campground Marlborough South Island New Zealand
A pretty sheep stands still and allows its picture to be taken in the Titirangi Bay Compound in Marlborough, on the the South Island of New Zealand. The blue tag in the sheep's ear is a form of identification on the farm where the campground is located.
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Rolf Hicker
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