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Estimates of genetic parameters for ovulation rate, prenatal survival and litter size in rabbits from an elliptical selection experiment, 1993
Scope and Contents Balfour writes that she is grateful that Ewart has got 'Romulus' (his first zebra hybrid) back from the King. She asks if Ewart would like her to talk to Lord Onslow about his remaining herd of mountain zebras. She hopes to examine the callosities on her own Highland ponies soon and asks about the results of his hare-rabbit cross-breeding experiments. She complains about the lack of funding for scientific research.
Dates: 17 January 1903
Scope and Contents Sutherland provides some notes on the white wild rabbits of Rockbeare and asks if Ewart has been able to make use of the surviving rabbit he sent for. He hopes to shortly get a report on the two zebra hybrids in India.
Dates: 01 June 1904
Scope and Contents Sutherland mentions hearing from Arthur Yates about the zebra 'Matopo', whom he has just bought from Dr Hagenbeck. He recommends some French books on Leporidae and recounts a rabbit-hare cross-breeding hoax that occurred in France some decades earlier by a Monsieur Roux. He asks for news of 'Romulus' and hopes to see Ewart at the New Forest Pony Show on the 23rd of April.
Dates: 10 April 1903
Scope and Contents Sutherland asks if Ewart would like him to send him some Rockbeare white wild rabbits. He wonders if he should inform another potential buyer that Carl Hagenbeck will be purchasing Ewart's two zebra hybrids. He informs Ewart that the zebra 'Matopo' has died and says that he is trying to find out more information. He enquires whether or not Ewart ever did anything in the way of the wood pigeon cross.
Dates: 05 January 1904
Scope and Contents Sutherland expresses interest that Duff Assheton-Smith has purchased 'Romulus' and the wild asiatic ass. He refers to Percy St Michael Podmore's recent article in The Feathered World, asks where he can obtain one of his pamphlets to which Ewart refers and discusses aspects of Podmore's dove breeding. He states that he has sent for two Rockbeare white wild rabbits to be sent to Ewart in Penicuik. He concludes by stating that if Henry Flower had been a practical...
Dates: 09 January 1904
Scope and Contents Wharton-Duff states that she would be pleased to breed her doe rabbits with a wild buck and asks Ewart to send the buck in the last week of September.
Dates: 11 August 1904
Scope and Contents Constable writes regarding his views on an article from Nature magazine, 'Variation - Germinal and Environmental', about insemination and ovulation in rabbits.
Dates: 06 July 1902