Shropshire sheep


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Shropshire sheep,

mutton breed developed from the native sheep of Shropshire and Staffordshire, England. As early as 1340 there was a grade of wool known as Shropshire, but the breed was not officially recognized until about the middle of the 19th cent. The Shropshire is of medium size, has a dark face, is prolific and fast growing, and produces a good grade of mutton and wool. Because of its adaptability, it has spread widely over the world. It is the most popular breed of English origin in the United States, to which its importation began c.1855.
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Instead he was thinking of a girl with eyes as soft as a dove's, lips like a thread of scarlet and small white teeth as even as a flock of his own Shropshire sheep.
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But her the Shropshire sheep were unplaced in the section finals and so the championship went to Gerwyn Jones, Toppan, and his Shetland sheep.
We plant every year and have Shropshire sheep to keep the grass and weeds down.
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She and her fiance currently raise Hampshire and Shropshire sheep on their farm in Frederick, Md.
Many consider a herd of Shropshire sheep to be more fitting for the area, famed for its natural beauty.
So Shropshire sheep should be in Shropshire and the Belted Galloway cow -- a beautiful animal that looks like a humbug -- is a creature of Scotland.