Near my home, the farmer has been growing Turnips (or some such) as a winter crop for sheep. Recently, he has introduced a flock to the field, carefully fencing a small section off which was harvested by the sheep before widening the area a little more. This sheep was taking a moment’s pause in it’s toil of eating to enjoy what little heat there is in the winter sun. Whether these sheep are for the slaughter-man or are pregnant ewes I can’t say, but I’d have thought fattening was the likely purpose. They do look a pitiful sight, the field is now very muddy and the weather has been wet and miserable – I wouldn’t be surprised to see a few go down with footrot.