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Corriedale sheep

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

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Thomas Vale, 09 October 1925

Identifier: Coll-14/9/31/14
Scope and Contents Vale writes concerning the correspondence between the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries and the Department of Agriculture, New Zealand on the subject of the improvement of British wool. From his research he recommends the Corriedale sheep as the best to crossbreed with to ensure an increased weight in fleece without impairing the mutton value.
Dates: 09 October 1925

Letter to Oliver Charles Ormerod from C.J Reakes, 09 May 1925

Identifier: Coll-14/9/31/3
Scope and Contents Reakes provides information concerning the shipping of New Zealand sheep, and clarifies that the sheep to be potentially sent to the Wembley Exhibition are Corriedales, not Merinos. He advises starting a small flock of Corriedales rather than shipping rams only and recommends that Ormerod contact Ewart for further information on Corriedales.
Dates: 09 May 1925