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Scope and Contents Elwes recommends that Ewart write to the Jardins des Plantes for the carcass of one of the chabin (a goat/sheep hybrid) to ascertain whether or not it is a hybrid, and that someone should inspect and sketch their sheep specimens before they decay much further. He has heard of the existence of a black-faced heath sheep with long curved horns still existing in North Holland which could be related to the old Norfolk sheep.
Dates: 17 May 1911
Scope and Contents Campbell enquires how many pure Soay sheep Ewart is thinking of putting on Ailsa Craig and provides some information about the island. He thinks that Lord Ailsa would consent to 20 Soays without any reduction in the goats that are already there, and believes that the Soays would be better suited to the weather conditions than the Blackfaces, all of which died.
Dates: 22 September 1924
Scope and Contents Alexander apologises to Ewart for not being able to visit him and for his son Edwin's delay in replying concerning the goats.
Dates: 01 September 1904
Scope and Contents Mackay writes regarding the cross-breeding experiments conducted by Sir Keith Fraser with llamas, sheep and goats on his Inverinate Estate in Kintail.
Dates: 14 July 1902
Scope and Contents Illustration of three Markhors (a type of wild goat) of the Cabul [Kabul] variety standing on a mountain cliff.
Scope and Contents Note probably collected from Mary MacRae, Dùnan, Letterfearn, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty, which reads '21 weeks in meann the goat' indicating that goat is pregnant for twenty one weeks. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 22 August 1903
Scope and Contents Located in A.B.R.O. Reprints 1979. Volume 13 of 19.
Scope and Contents Located in A.B.R.O. Reprints 1976. Volume 10 of 19.
Scope and Contents Proverb which reads 'Dubh no d' odhar no donn Is geal leis a ghobhar a meann' [Be it black or dun or brown, the goat likes her own kid].
Scope and Contents Proverb probably collected from Mary MacRae, Dùnan, Letterfearn, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty, which reads 'Is minig gan amhladh foghar e, Bain[ne] gobhar is ghamhnach'. Following the proverb is a note which reads 'Small in quaint.' Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 22 August 1903