A sheep-grower saya: " It is folly to keep oíd sheep. They should be turned off to the butcher io their prime. ' It does not take half the amount to fatten them. Whon they get oíd and tliin, in order to put them in the condition for slaughter, the whole structure must be rebuilt. Four sets of lambs are all any ene should bear. This will bring her to five years, and this is the age when, with a little extra care, sho will round up to a full carcasa. Exoeptious may be made when the breed is scarce, and the blood is mure dosirable than anything else.