Romney Marsh


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Romney Marsh

English longwool-type meat sheep; polled, 33 micron wool, prized as fat lamb mother, used extensively in development of carpetwool breeds. Called also Kent Marsh.

Romney Marsh disease
see struck.
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Tett had figures of 2322 on Romney Marsh before this win and Curtis added: "Freddie went to school with my son Ned and has just started at Tom George's as amateur.
Los RP dieron inmunorreaccion positiva en ambas razas, siendo aparentemente, la senal levemente mas fuerte en borregas Romney Marsh, mientras que en ovejas adultas se observo mayor senal en raza Araucana.
For television's weekly ``The Wonderful World of Disney,'' he produced such shows as ``The Swamp Fox,'' ``The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh,'' ``Texas John Slaughter'' and ``Johnny Shiloh.
Originating in the Romney Marshes of England, they were called, appropriately, Romney Marsh sheep.
Coopworth is a cross between Border Leicester and the similarly coarse-fleeced Romney Marsh (the mainstay of New Zealand's industry).
By combining personal reminiscence and an ear for intriguing anecdote, he shows us with wit, and sometimes irreverent comment, just how richly varied the fabric of England is: abandoned Cornish tin mines above tide-washed caves; Norfolk boat sheds leaning on salt marches; Romney Marsh shepherd's houses disappearing behind roadside willows; and hedges looked over in Wiltshire.
Staff claim the controversial East Sussex and Romney Marsh Hunt was staging a hunt when it lost control of its pack of dogs.
He had been battls ing prostate cancer over several years and his death, just weeks before his 91st birthday, at his home in Romney Marsh, Kent, has been described as a "huge loss" by his family.
Custodian Data Centre Chairman Geoff Miles, who said: "Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh are in pole position to benefit.
What species of animal are all of the following breeds - Romney Marsh, Merino and Jacob?
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Fusilier Dean Griffiths, from the 1st Battalion The Royal Welsh regiment, died after the incident at an MoD training ground in Lydd, Romney Marsh, Kent, at around 2.