Dorset Horn


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Dorset Horn

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(Breeds) a breed of horned sheep with dense fine-textured wool
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With their twisted, spiraling horns, Dorset Horn sheep grazing in the pasture are sure to get second glances and pointing fingers.
The valuable Dorset Horn sheep were found scattered across fields at Corntown, near Bridgend, with blood dripping from their necks.
They include Rowland Davies, of Machynlleth, who was recognised for his work with Dorset Horn and Poll Dorset sheep.
Protection could help to safeguard the future of native breeds such as Devon Ruby Red cattle and Dorset Horn sheep, she claimed.
Dorset Horn and Poll Dorset: Mrs P Laws (Winford, Somerset) Kerry Hill: R & R Powell (Welshpool, Powys) Dorset Down: W D Burrough & Sons Ltd, Axminster, Devon.
Other possible contributors to the Natives' genetic blend are the Southdown, Hampshire, Dorset Horn, and Cheviot breeds.
Dorpers were developed in South Africa from the Dorset Horn and Persian Blackhead (a fattailed South African sheep) over 40 years ago and have steadily gained in popularity until they have become the second most popular breed in that country.
The annual show and sale of MV-accredited Charollais sheep has an entry of 120, as does the Dorset Horn and Polled Dorset sheep show and sale of 150 head.
Dorpers are a cross between Dorset Horn rams and Persian Black Headed ewes
Dorset Horn is a long-lived breed that is noted for its heavy milk production and high productivity.
The Dorset Horn twins, Jake and Laura, were born on Saturday at the farm village.