longwool


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Noun1.longwool - a domestic long-wool sheep
domestic sheep, Ovis aries - any of various breeds raised for wool or edible meat or skin
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He said: "We've had so many people requesting this class, I'm optimistic that visitors will get to see some very unusual and attractive sheep, such as the Norfolk Horn and the Lincoln Longwool.
In addition to the farm's mainly Suffolk cross flock, there are also two rare breed Leicester longwool ewes expecting 3 lambs between them.
Held between 7pm and midnight, they are a chance to see rarebreed sheep, including Southdown, Shropshire and Leicester Longwool, as well as the endangered Soay and Boreray sheep, produce the next generation.
When she alighted on the Lincoln Longwool, Martin and wife Gemma Sivill with the cattle pairs champions at this year's Caerwys Show was forced to put his foot down.
Black Leicester Longwool DK is a worsted spun yarn which enhances its lustre, resulting in a lovely dark grey shade with a hint of brown.
YOUNG FASHION: An design in Wensleydale Longwool by Ann Kingstone, inset
Started six years ago to promote the market for Welsh wool, this year the festival was officially recognised by Clarence House as supporting * Stallholder with a Leicester Longwool sheep on the Yeo Farm stand, which won second prize in the category for livestock stands PICTURE: John Teale Prince Charles' Campaign for Wool, set up in January 2010 to promote the properties of the product and to help support sheep farming.
Located just a short stroll from the historic resort, families will enjoy exploring Mountain View Farm, home to miniature donkeys, dwarf goats and a small flock of Leicester Longwool Sheep, a critically endangered breed.
The scientists analyzed those samples and found that several of the rare breeds were genetically distinct, including Hog Island and Leicester Longwool.
Eligible rare and primitive breeds include: Boreray, Leicester Longwool, Castlemilk Moorit, Balwen, Dorset Down, North Ronaldsay, Devon and Cornwall Longwool, Cotswold, Dorset Horn, Teeswater Hill Radnor, Lincoln Longwool, Greyface Dartmoor, Whitefaced Woodland, Manx Loaghtan, Oxford Down, Norfolk Horn, Shropshire, Portland, Soay, Wensleydale and White Face Dartmoor.
Bowron had already made a name for itself for its longwool business.
SHOWCASE: Rosalind Close washes down one of her bulls at last year's show (left) and little Ella Mackintosh (above) with a Devon and Cornwall longwool sheep; BIG PORKER: Young Zach Osborne sees out one of his dad's prize pigs at last year's show; AIMS: Chief Insp Dave Barrett