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Pregnancy in animals

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 74 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Claud Alexander, 16 May 1912

Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/29
Scope and Contents Alexander writes that he has not got another Przewalski's horse so far and the mares are not in foal. He has informed Colonel Oliphant of this. He is disappointed at his cross-bred lambs but the Africans and the fat tails are better. He asks whether Ewart has got permission from the Board of Agriculture to use his fat-tailed ram.
Dates: 16 May 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Walter Heape, 18 January 1899

Identifier: Coll-14/9/5/4
Scope and Contents Heape offers advice on how to compose a scheme of recording the following data from experiments: details and date of service of mare, date of birth of the foal, in conjunction with the number of times the mare was served. This information might indicate any retardation of ovulation, or any hindrance to the passage of sperm into the uterus.
Dates: 18 January 1899

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, 22 July 1896

Identifier: Coll-14/9/2/11
Scope and Contents Blunt invites Ewart to a sale of mares at his horse farm near Horsham, Sussex. Blunt writes that the mares are likely to be in foal and would probably fetch 50 or 60 guineas.
Dates: 22 July 1896

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from William Allison, 16 February 1899

Identifier: Coll-14/9/5/15
Scope and Contents Allison agrees with Ewart about the importance of nutrition in a horse's pregnancy, and supplies information relating to two mares from Ireland. He makes an observation regarding British thoroughbred horses and their lack of robustness due to their breeding habits, comments on various Australian thoroughbreds and reveals his experiences of fox terrier breeding.
Dates: 16 February 1899

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from William Bernhard Tegetmeier, 25 August 1896

Identifier: Coll-14/9/2/13
Scope and Contents Tegetmeier writes concerning mule mares. He also reports some 'gossip' about Dr Butler of the British Museum and his assertion in The Feathered World that he had seen two mules in foal in a drove of 50 in Spain, and the driver had told him mule mares were often infertile. Tegetmeier remarks 'That a man in his position should publish such nonsense is very unsatisfactory'.
Dates: 25 August 1896

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from William Gordon, 01 October 1917

Identifier: Coll-14/9/23/8
Scope and Contents Gordon writes that unfortunately nobody in the district is selling a Shetland heifer in calf, but that he would be willing to put an advertisement in the Shetland News for Ewart. He reports that he doesn't have any crosses between Blackface tups and Moorit ewes, but that he will set aside any long-woolled Moorits he comes across for Ewart. He also offers to send him a white pure Shetland tup lamb with three horns.
Dates: 01 October 1917