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Breeds of Livestock - Devon Longwoolled Sheep

Breeds of Livestock - Devon Longwoolled Sheep

Devon Longwoolled

devonlongwoolled-web-1.jpgAlso Known By: Devon Longwool

The Devon Longwoolled is a mutton and long-wool producing breed found in northern Devon in England. The breed is similar to the South Devon but smaller. Both sexes are polled.

They were developed from Leicester Longwool crossed with Southam Nott and Bampton Nott.

Reference:

Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.

Photographs:

John Thompson, Animal Photography, Marylebone Mews, London W1G 8PY.



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