Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = TD,Use For = Coat colour of animals
Found in 147 Collections and/or Records:
A possible genetic interpretation of the colour variants in the fleece of the Gotland and the Goth sheep, 1978
Scope and Contents Alexander thanks Ewart for telling him about the model he saw in London recently and discusses the colourings of Arab horses. He writes that he would gladly undertake a modelling commission and hopes to meet Ewart to discuss the matter further.
Dates: 08 November 1903
Scope and Contents The author thanks Ewart for sending him the hair samples of his zebras 'Romulus' and 'Matopo', and explaining that he has been much preoccupied by analysing the shell structure of ostrich eggs in the Masai country. He expounds his theories on what the markings and legstripes of zebras can reveal about which species they are. He analyses the colourings and markings of 'Matopo', 'Romulus' etc, and discusses the ramifications of telegony. The end of the letter, including the author's...
Dates: 21 March 1898
Scope and Contents Elwes writes from Shetland that he has not been able to find Cowan a grey ram but he has seen two tup lambs in Mr Gordon's flock which may prove to be the right colour. He reports that all the Shetlanders he spoke to inform him that the pure Shetland sheep can hardly be found now, but there are many sheep among the white and moorit which if carefully selected, bred and pastured, can be just as good. He is sure that breeding Shetland sheep could be a lucrative business, although he fears they...
Dates: 11 June 1911
Scope and Contents Dundas supplies information regarding the breeding of khaki-coloured zebras in Norway and suggests that the best person to approach is one S.J Steversen, an agricultural agent at Stavanger, Norway.
Dates: 24 March 1900