Dorset Down

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Dorset Down

n
(Breeds) a breed of stocky hornless sheep having a broad head, dark face, and a dense fleece: kept for lamb production
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The Dorset Downs were acquired from a neighbour six years ago and since then Alun has more than doubled ewe numbers to 25.
The Dorset Downs lamb before Christmas, followed by the Suffolks in January and the Mules in February.
Wind your way west past Old Wardour Castle, the Dorset Downs and the Cerne Abbas giant, and finish on the Jurassic Coast, enjoying Golden Cap's views before descending to Lyme Regis.
COMPTON ABBAS, DORSET LOOKING over the Dorset Downs, this static caravan is an old showman's wagon, built for itinerant fairground workers and performers.
The research into the four pilot areas - including the Cumbrian High Fells, the Dorset Downs and the Norfolk Broads - from the Government's conservation agency has drawn up a number of practical actions which Natural England says would need to be taken to help the landscapes and wildlife adapt to changes in the climate.
Regular readers will know that I keep Dorset Downs, and believe me, they are heavy - and my problem is that I have to take on all comers.
The necessity to give our customers choice and variety has already prompted us to go multi-breed with the cattle and pigs, so despite our liking for the Dorset Down, it was decided that we needed another breed of sheep as well.
My small flock of Dorset Downs started lambing on December 28, which is a bit unfortunate as they were supposed to start at the beginning of the month.

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