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Breeds of Livestock - South Devon Sheep

Breeds of Livestock - South Devon Sheep

South Devon

southdevon-web-1.jpgThe South Devon is a longwool and meat breed which originated in south Devon and Cornwall in England. They are of the English Longwool type and are similar to Devon Longwoolled but are larger. Both sexes are polled or naturally hornless.

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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