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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The farms have over 80 rare breed sheep including Shropshire, Leicester Longwool and Boreray sheep.
Other breeds, such as Teeswater and Leicester Longwool, produce silky wool with fiber up to a foot long, which is difficult for a beginner to manage, too.
And the Crown, for the prose winner, was designed by former Rowen YFC member Lowri Wyn using silver from her jewellery shop in Conwy and wool produced by her own flock of longwool sheep.
Throughout American history, British settlers introduced breeds such as Lincoln, Leicester Longwool, Shropshire, Suffolk, and Hampshire.
The focus of the cover story is the Livestock Conservancy's efforts to expose veterans to the possibility of raising heritage livestock breeds--animals such as Red Devon cattle and Leicester Longwool sheep.
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. It's marvellous to see the interest and support for vulnerable and minority breeds."
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.
The Warrior Sheep Go Jurassic is the fourth book in a series of stories about five sheep, all Rare Breeds; Oxo an Oxford ram, Jaycey a Jacob ewe, Sal a Southdown ewe, Wills a Welsh Balwen lamb and Lincs the patois speaking Lincolnshire Longwool ram, all with interesting personalities, who are looked after by a feisty grandmother, Ida, and her grandson Tod.
The studies were conducted on adult, 3-year-old Polish Longwool ewes in the anestrous season (April-May).
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