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Sheep, Breeding

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

Found in 43 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from T.M.A White, 14 September 1925

Identifier: Coll-14/9/31/12
Scope and Contents

White writes that he has decided not to breed with any more Moorit sheep at present as the native Shetland sheep are currently a drag on the wool market. He plans to purchase a few good white ewes to put to the Merino tup.

Dates: 14 September 1925

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from W Home Drummond Moray, 01 May 1907

Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/13
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Home-Drummond-Moray provides some information about the 'Barbary' sheep at Abercanny, which he has experience of crossing with other breeds.

Dates: 01 May 1907

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from William Nosworthy, 14 November 1923

Identifier: Coll-14/9/29/3
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Nosworthy apologises for not being able to meet Ewart and his wife during their visit to New Zealand. He thanks Ewart for the information he has given to officers of the Department of Agriculture and to breeders.

Dates: 14 November 1923

Letter to Miss Campbell from J.B Calder, 04 September 1911

Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/51
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Calder writes at his disappointment at missing Ewart on his recent visit to Scotland. He provides some details about his sheep breeding experience and some personal information.

Dates: 04 September 1911

Letter to the Editor of Modern Farming from J.V Dennis, 13 June 1922

Identifier: Coll-14/9/28/9
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Dennis writes concerning the breed of sheep known as the Comeback (a Merino and pure Lincoln ram cross, crossed again with Merino rams) and seeks advice on how many generations a flock should be kept pure before being admitted for registration with the Agricultural Department.

Dates: 13 June 1922

Notebook recording progress of Ewart's horse and sheep breeding experiments, 1895-1922

Identifier: Coll-14/8/4
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Notebook written in from both ends. Title page is inscribed 'Foal Book 1895' and 'Sheep Book 1922'. Contains detailed handwritten diary entries and illustrations recording observations on the zebra-horse breeding experiments known as 'The Penycuik Experiments', tstetse fly experiments, the Roman camp at Newstead and sheep breeding experiments. The back of the volume contains some notes from Ewart's reading.

Dates: 1895-1922

Notes in an unknown hand concerning the Blackface-Southdown cross of sheep, 30 November 1914

Identifier: Coll-14/9/20/28
Scope and Contents The notes record that there is now a small healthy flock of Blackface-Southdown sheep crosses. The first generation has already given straightforward results and the saleable value of the fleeces and carcases have been judged favourably. It is likely that this experiment will be extended by the purchase of more Blackface ewes and a new Southdown ram, although a reciprocal crossing with Southdown ewes should ideally be carried out on a Sussex farm where the ewes would be in their natural...
Dates: 30 November 1914

Ordinary Long-Eared Sheep and Short-Eared Variation, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2383
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Photographs from 'Ritzman: Breeding Earless Sheep' of an ordinary long-eared ram and a short-eared ewe variation.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

PR2.483, 1941

Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.483
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Typed case summary, correspondence, handwritten note and charts relating to male from Great Britain (excluding Scotland) aged 33 at first examination in 1941. Conditions mentioned include: headache; numbness; spasm; vomiting; and migraine. Nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.

Dates: 1941

PR2.19353, 1958

Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.19353
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Typed case summary, autopsy report, notes, reports and charts relating to male patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 18 at first examination in 1958. Conditions mentioned include: ulcerative colitis; meningitis; frontal headache; and epilepsy. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital.

Dates: 1958