Hampshire down

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Hampshire Down

(Breeds) a breed of stocky sheep having a dark face and dense close wool, originating from Hampshire, S England
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Noun1.Hampshire down - British breed of hornless dark-faced domestic sheep
domestic sheep, Ovis aries - any of various breeds raised for wool or edible meat or skin
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Ewe lambs: Zwartbles 200gn; Ryeland 200gn; Jacob 180gn; Hampshire Down 130gn; Dorset 110gn (x2); Kerryhill 90gn (x3); Herdwick 85gn (x2); Zwartbles cross 85gn.
The Royal Three Counties Show was also home to a number of national shows for breeds of cattle, sheep and goat, including the first Hampshire Down Sheep Breeders Association, Kerry Hill Flock Book Society, Dorset Horn and Poll Dorset Sheep Breeder's Association and Castlemilk Moorit Sheep Society National Shows staged at Malvern.
Reserve championships were also won by Louise Forrest/Lorna Vevers and Laura White with a ewe hogg in the Hampshire Down section; Messrs M&L Craig, Glenhowan Farm, Glencaple, in the Texel Ring with a ewe lamb; and Colin Rae of Wallacetown Farm, Brownrigg Loaning, Dumfries, won the reserve championship in the Zwartbles ring with a ewe lamb.
Standing reserve was a Hampshire Down shearling ram shown by Martin Sivill and Jenny Borsey from their Glanrafon flock, St Asaph.
A total of 16 breeds plus crosses will be represented, the numbers being: 1844 Texel, 1333 Suffolk, 700 Bluefaced Leicester, 343 Charollais, 194 Beltex, 176 Lleyn, 83 Border Leicester, 66 North Country Cheviot and 162 pedigree sheep from the Berrichon, Blue Texel, Dutch Texel, Hampshire Down, Oxford Down, Poll Dorset, Roussin, South Down and Vendeen varieties.
As racas Ile de France, Hampshire Down, Suffolk e Texel estao entre as principais racas de corte criadas no Brasil (SIQUEIRA, 1990).
Bichel also made the frame with 37 against Hampshire down at No.
Bransgrove has taken Hampshire down a dangerous path.
Brechin were awarded a free-kick 10 minutes before the break when McLaughlin cut Steven Hampshire down 20 yards from goal.
The school farm has some pedigree Hampshire Down sheep, pigs, goats, ducks, chickens and sheep dog Leif.

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