Texel


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Tex·el

 (tĕk′səl, tĕs′əl)
An island of northwest Netherlands in the North Sea in the southwest Frisian Islands. It is the largest of the West Frisian Islands and a popular resort area.

Texel

(ˈtɛksəl)
n
(Breeds) a breed of sheep originating from the Netherlands having a heavy white fleece: kept for the production of lean lambs
[C20: named after Texel, one of the West Frisian Islands off the Netherlands]
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We have seen him, more successful under the name of Jacob than under that of Isaac, gain the friendship of Gryphus, which for several months he cultivated by means of the best Genievre ever distilled from the Texel to Antwerp, and he lulled the suspicion of the jealous turnkey by holding out to him the flattering prospect of his designing to marry Rosa.
But old Scholey was saying, just now, that he thought you would be sent first to the Texel.
Feeding ewes sold to PS57 for a Texel X from Roseberry Estates, Dalmeny.
Alwyn Phillips, a pedigree Texel breeder from Caernarfon who has supplied rams for the project, said the data provides a good way to benchmark commercial performance.
BREEDING EWES (293): We have definitely seen the peak of breeding females, with a much smaller entry of breeding ewes which topped at PS80 for a pen of quality Bleu du Maine X Charollais ewe lambs from Davies, Cysgod-YBrwyn; PS78 for Texel ewe lambs from Gwarfedw Farm, Maesydderwen; PS66 for mule ewe lambs from Hope, Trefelli, who also sold other mule ewe lambs at PS64, PS62 and PS60; PS62 for ewe lambs from Williams, 50 Limegrove; PS61 for aged ewes from Morgan, The Cottage, Binchurn Farm; PS60 for yearling ewes from George, Llanferran; PS60 for a pair of yearlings from Davies, Ciliaden.
With offices in London and Singapore, Texel is a privately-owned, independent Lloyds insurance broker, whose clients include large investment and commercial banks, commodity traders and global corporates.
The acquisition of Texel is highly complementary as it diversifies our filtration and engineered materials business into attractive adjacent markets while leveraging our existing manufacturing capabilities and know-how,"says CEO Dale Barnhart.
While Texel Air will provide hangar, maintenance and certification services through its 3,200 m2 facility at Bahrain International airport, Comlux will take care of system upgrades and cabin modification services by hiring high-skilled local craftsmen and engineers, managed and assisted by Comlux America experts on-site.
Texel is now famous for its scavengers, or jutters as they are known locally, who live off their finds and even build their homes from what turns up on the shores.
PR offers proof of his own progress: his Texel flock, established in 1980, is now in the top 1% of the UK National Texel Breeding Evaluation performance flocks.
John Yates of the Texel Sheep Society said: "He could make his money back several times over.
Foram utilizados 17 cordeiros castrados, com idade aproximada de 120 dias, divididos em tres grupos, sendo seis mesticos Texel x Hampshire Down, seis mesticos Texel x Ile de France e cinco mesticos Texel x Suffolk.