Dorset Down

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Dorset Down

English short wool, meat sheep, polled, with brown face and legs.
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The research into the four pilot areas - including the Cumbrian High Fells, the Dorset Downs and the Norfolk Broads - from the Government's conservation agency has drawn up a number of practical actions which Natural England says would need to be taken to help the landscapes and wildlife adapt to changes in the climate.
Regular readers will know that I keep Dorset Downs, and believe me, they are heavy - and my problem is that I have to take on all comers.
The necessity to give our customers choice and variety has already prompted us to go multi-breed with the cattle and pigs, so despite our liking for the Dorset Down, it was decided that we needed another breed of sheep as well.