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Ayrshire

or

Ayr,

former county, SW Scotland. Ayrshire became part of the Strathclyde region in 1975. In the local government reorganization of 1996, Strathclyde was dissolved and the council areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire were created in part from the former territory of Ayrshire.

Ayrshire

1. a historical county of SW Scotland, formerly part of Strathclyde region (1975--96), now divided into the council areas of North Ayrshire, South Ayrshire, and East Ayrshire
2. any one of a hardy breed of brown-and-white dairy cattle
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This is mainly due to the area's light sandy soil and sheltered beaches which benefit from the warming waters of the Gulf Stream, allowing farmers in Ayrshire to be able to plant their crop a few weeks earlier.
The three Ayrshire Councils have worked with partners across the public and private sector over the last two years to develop an Ayrshire Growth Deal bid comprising a number of regional priorities and associated interventions and projects which, they say, could facilitate economic growth across Ayrshire.
Outlaw's 100% Ayrshire bloodline is steeped in top show winning quality with his dam being the Champion Calf All Breeds All Britain Calf Show 2004, Royal Highland Show Junior Ayrshire Champion 2006 and 1st Junior Ayrshire Cow-in-Milk, Royal Highland Show 2007.
This is a great opportunity to show what we are doing right here in Loudoun with certified organic, certified humane, local agriculture and our work for the preservation of traditional-breed livestock,” stated Sandy Lerner, owner of Ayrshire Farm.
They revealed loyalist thugs already have a firm grip on underworld activities in Ayrshire and Lanarkshire.
Experts say hospitals the size of Ayrshire Central would normally expect to see one set of triplets in an 18-month period.
Invest East Ayrshire is a collaboration of business-focussed agencies and organisations, led by East Ayrshire Council and Scottish Enterprise, with a shared vision of encouraging businesses to start up, expand or relocate in East Ayrshire.
Marleycote Fawn 2 VG85 took first prize in the Ayrshire heifer in milk class and went on to become Ayrshire heifer champion at the AgriScot dairy show near Edinburgh.
Yesterday, North Ayrshire Council said: "We were informed of these allegations and made immediate arrangements to begin an investigation.
They are threatening to pull out of next season's combined West of Scotland League set-up if bosses don't scrap plans to disband the Ayrshire Junior Football Association.
Laura Brown, income manager for Ayrshire Cancer Support, said: "I was astounded that anyone would do such a kind thing.