Sentence Examples

  • The ewes are hornless, but in Africa the rams have very short, thick and somewhat goatlike horns.
  • Of England for crossing with ewes of the various black-faced horned mountain breeds to produce mutton of superior quality and to use the cross-ewes to breed to a pure longwool or sometimes a Down ram.
  • For this reason it has been the breed most in favour with breeders in all parts of the world for mating with Merino ewes and their crosses.
  • Its most notable success in recent years is on the Scottish and English borders, where, at the annual ram sales at Kelso, a greater number of rams is auctioned of this than of any other breed, to cross with flocks of LeicesterCheviot ewes especially, but also with Border Leicesters and three-parts-bred ewes.
  • One reason for this is the early date at which the ewes take the ram.

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