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Sheep eating from a manger

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The majority of a sheep’s diet is forages - pasture and hay that can include grasses,alfalfa,and clover.Sheep often graze on land that can’t be cultivated for human food production. At certain timesin the production cycle shepherds may also feed grains, such as corn, barley, oats, and roasted soybeans, which are mixed with supplemental vitamins and minerals as needed.