The Lamb... Why Is This Animal Used In Every Story, As A Way To Teach Us All Things Precious? Because every time you turn around, there is a story about The Lamb and how many people will get slaughtered like The Lamb if not Prudent. Or you hear about Silence Of The Lamb, where the innocent has nothing to say for him or herself. Or how the lamb needs its Shepherd to care for it, and how You need God to care for you and watch over you.. Peaceful and gentle, lambs have been used in religious imagery for millennium. Lambs are baby sheeps, an animal tended by shepherds since the dawn of history. Also the lamb is known as the most peaceful animal of the world, and have constantly been taken advantage of in every facet of life, by every generation and by every industry. so Today I intend to share with You, all that you Need to know about The Lamb:
To Begin With, Some Great Scriptures About The Lamb, Referencing To Jesus Christ:
---He is brought as a lamb to the slaughter, Isa. 53:7 (Mosiah 14:7).
---Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world, John 1:29 (Alma 7:14).
---Ye were redeemed with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish, 1 Peter:1:18–20
---Worthy is the Lamb that was slain, Rev. 5:12 We overcome Satan by the blood of the Lamb, Rev. 12:11
---These are made white in the blood of the Lamb, because of their faith in him, 1 Ne. 12:11
---The Lamb of God is the Son of the Eternal Father, and the Savior of the world, 1 Ne.: 13:40 (1 Ne. 11:21).
---Cry mightily unto the Father in the name of Jesus, that perhaps ye may be cleansed by the blood of the Lamb, Morm. 9:6 (Rev. 7:14; Alma 34:36).
---The Son of Man is the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world, Moses 7:47
Now Some Facts About The Lamb So You Can Get To Know This Lovely Animal:
---Adult female sheep are known as ewes.
---Adult male sheep are known as rams. Castrated adult male sheep are best known as wethers.
---A group of sheep is known as a herd, flock or mob. Young sheep are called lambs.
---Lamb is rich in iron, which is an integral component of hemoglobin and aids formation of red blood cells in the body. The form in which iron is present in lamb is easily absorbed by the body. So, Good For You.
---Lamb is good for health conscious people, as it is a source of ‘good fat’ in the body and has less saturated fat than other meat products
---Sheep have a field of vision of around 300 degrees, allowing them to see behind themselves without having to turn their head.
---Sheep are herbivores that eat vegetation such as grass. The digestive system of sheep features four chambers which help break down what they eat.
---Sheep like to stay close to others in a herd which makes them easier to move together to new pastures
Ram --- male of breeding age
Wether --- castrated male
Ram lamb --- immature male
Ewe lamb --- immature female
Lamb --- newborn
Flock --- group (3 or more)
Tupping --- act of breeding
Lambing --- act of parturition (giving birth)
Birth weight --- 5 - 8 lb.
Average number born --- 1.1 - 1.4 lambs/year
Weaning age --- 2 - 3 months
Pasture carrying capacity -- 5 - 6 ewes & lambs/acre
TYPES OF SHEEP (body covering)
Fine wool --- Merino (100%)
Medium wool --- 1/4, 3/8, & ½ blood
Long wool --- coarse, strong, luster, 12"/yr (English breeds)
Carpet wool --- lowest quality
Hair --- straight, non elastic and glossy
The Lamb... Why Is This Animal Used In Every Story? By now I hope that You had a chance to grasp just how Precious this wonderful little animal is, so much so that even God The Creator, has used its gentleness and purity time and time again to teach us. Also let's not forget that The Lamb has been sacrificing itself for Us for a long time now, in giving us its skin, its body, its milk, its wool, and even its heart... Your Animal Advocate, James Dazouloute