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World / a year ago
Aussie Farmer's Bold Confession Rocks Horsham: Sheep Prefer Vegemite Over Marmite!
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Bold confession from Aussie farmer rocks the world of sheep nutrition as sheep show a clear preference for Vegemite over Marmite, leaving farmers and nutritionists perplexed.
In shock news originating from the Australian town of Horsham, a sheep farmer has boldly confessed that his ovine charges show an overwhelming preference for Vegemite over Marmite. This revelation has baffled Australian and British farmers alike, who have long believed that sheep are impartial to the bitter rivalry between the famous yeast spreads. Farmer Bruce Crocodile-Dundee of the Outback Sheep Station was the first to notice this unusual culinary bias. In a candid confession, Mr. Dundee revealed that the incident occurred when he accidentally knocked over jars of both Vegemite and Marmite, creating a gooey mess of umami flavors on his station floor. To his astonishment, the sheep flocked to the scene and immediately devoured the Vegemite, leaving the Marmite untouched. "I couldn't believe me eyes!" said the incredulous Dundee. "I would've thought me sheep wouldn't be able to tell the diff'ence between a barbie and a sheila, let alone Vegemite and Marmite! It's just un-Australian, mate!" While Vegemite is an iconic staple in the Australian pantry, it is typically used as a savory spread for toast, not a primary food source for livestock. "I don't know what's hiding in that Vegemite, but it seems like the sheep have discovered a source of hidden nutrients, mate," admitted Mr. Dundee, scratching his head. "I thought it was always just a matter of taste preference," chimed in Dundee's neighbor, farmer Bazza KoalaBear. "But apparently, even sheep can pick a side in the age-old Vegemite vs Marmite debate." The Royal Society of Sheep Nutrition, an organization which had hitherto remained neutral on the Vegemite vs Marmite matter, also expressed concern over the findings. In a statement, the society added that they will be undertaking "an immediate and thorough investigation" into the nutritional benefits of yeast spreads for sheep. While some may view the news as a simple quirk of Australian livestock, the scope and implications extend far beyond the outback. British farmer Gavin Potterfield, of the Yorkshire Marmite Enthusiasts Society, dismissed Dundee's revelation as "a load of codswallop." "It's utterly preposterous," huffed Mr. Potterfield. "Everyone in the UK knows that sheep are partial to a spot of Marmite on their toast. These Aussie farmers must be having a laugh!" In the meantime, Australian authorities have begged sheep to stay away from the Vegemite jars, as there have been reports of mobs of ravenous sheep terrorizing grocery stores, sniffing out their desired snack. Whether sheep choose the Australian Vegemite or the British Marmite, one thing's for certain - there's no accounting for taste, especially for a creature that spends its days chewing grass.
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Original title: Farmer Make statement about something in Horsham, Victoria, Australia
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