Subject Source: Local sourcesScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 169 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Photograph of the [zebra] hinny [offspring of a male donkey and a female zebra], "Lady Moux", with stripes clearly visible, standing in a field with a man holding its reins in the early 20th century.
Scope and Contents Photograph of a hybrid cow and hartebeest standing in a paddock in the early 20th century.
Scope and Contents Located in Poultry Research Centre Staff Papers 1953-57.
Dates: March 1956
Scope and Contents Located in Poultry Research Centre Staff Papers 1962.
Dates: 31 March 1962
Scope and Contents Fraser describes the birth of a wild lamb (possibly a sheep/goat hybrid) on the Inverinate estate, and his attempts to capture it to discover its gender. He also thanks the solicitors for their information regarding the boundary of the salmon fishing in Loch Duich belonging to Sir Keith Fraser, and mentions problems with poachers on the estate.
Dates: 23 July 1902
Scope and Contents Hayward writes that he would like to capture some Burchell's zebras for his estate in South Africa and enquires whether a hybrid zebra and horse stallion would be fertile. He has heard that the Burchell's zebra mixes more freely with donkeys and mules than with horses.
Dates: 10 January 1913
Scope and Contents Barker writes that he finds it impossible to get up to Scotland. He hopes that the Research Association is getting good photographs of the parent sheep to contrast with the crossbred sheep, as well as samples of wool illustrating the rate of growth.
Dates: 21 September 1921
Scope and Contents Barker writes that he envisages the work being subdivided into breeding and manufacturing, and that he is willing to help Ewart in whatever way he can. He intends to continue with the investigations into the possibilities of all the English wools, but he is happy at any time to provide Ewart with accounts of the Herdwick, 'Musk ox' and Siberian/Shetland.
Dates: 06 February 1922
Scope and Contents Barker asks Ewart to send him the skins of the Shetland and the Siberian-Shetland cross and seeks permission to mention Ewart's work and forthcoming book in an article he is writing for The Graphic. He also asks if Ewart would be willing to talk about the exhibits at Bradford the following week.
Dates: 13 July 1925
Scope and Contents Barker writes that he has recently taken on 13 Peruvian-Wensleydale sheep crosses and reports that the wool is excellent. He hopes that Ewart will soon be quite fit again to continue with his book on sheep and wool as 'no one else can record what you can record.'
Dates: 23 August 1928