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British Hardy Hill Sheep

Almost no climate is too harsh for the sheep that graze on the inhospitable slopes of our hills and mountains. These tough native breeds can withstand driving rain and icy winds, and may even survive in deep snow drifts for … Continue reading

29. July 2011 by admin
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British Sheep: Lowland Sheep

The sheep of lowland areas of the British Isles are divided into three main groups: the old long or lustre wool sheep, the famous down sheep and crossbreds based on these two strains. Most sheep seen in lowland areas are … Continue reading

29. July 2011 by admin
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Animals on the Farm

The south and east of England may have been turned over to arable farming in a big way, but farms in much of the rest of Britain still rely on farm animals for their main income. The United Kingdom is … Continue reading

27. July 2011 by admin
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