Leicesters sentence example

leicesters
  • It was during this period that the genius of Robert Bakewell produced an extraordinary change in the character of our more important breeds of live stock, more especially by the perfecting of a new race of sheep - the well-known Leicesters.
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  • It was but slightly crossed for improvement by the Dishley Leicesters and has retained its characteristic type for generations.
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  • They have larger, bolder heads than the Leicesters.
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  • The South Devon or South Dum are, like the cattle of that name, a strictly local breed, which likewise exemplify the good results of crossing with the Leicesters.
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  • Its most notable success in recent years is on the Scottish and English borders, where, at the annual ram sales at Kelso, a greater number of rams is auctioned of this than of any other breed, to cross with flocks of LeicesterCheviot ewes especially, but also with Border Leicesters and three-parts-bred ewes.
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  • The so-called "Limestones" of the Derbyshire hills are really Leicesters.
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