The story of the Corriedale also a few suggestions as to the possible cause of Black sheep by James Little

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Published by Willis and Aiken, limited in Christchurch .

Written in English

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  • Sheep,
  • Corriedale.

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StatementBy James Little
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Pagination8 p.
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Open LibraryOL24169358M

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Corriedale sheep are a dual purpose breed, meaning they are used both in the production of wool and Corriedale is the oldest of all the crossbred breeds, a Merino-Lincoln cross developed almost simultaneously in Australia and New Zealand and first brought to the United States in The Corriedale is internationally farmed, in Australia, New Zealand, the United States of America.

The story of the Corriedale; also a few suggestions as to the possible cause of Black sheep Item Preview Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images Pages: The New Zealand Sheep Breeders Association began publishing Corriedale pedigrees in ; however, it was before a flock book was published by the Corriedale Sheep Society of New Zealand.

The Corriedale was developed in an effort to establish a true dual purpose breed, combining the best traits of the wool breeds and the meat breeds. Corriedale story in America.

If you would like to obtain a copy of this exciting new book, contact me at. Cottage Grove, Urbana, IL ; phone () ; or email at. arickett @ The cost of the book is $ except for Illinois residents where it is $ (extra $ for state sales tax). Other articles where Corriedale is discussed: origins of agriculture: Sheep: in the 20th century, the Corriedale had become established as a breed, carrying approximately 50 percent Australian Merino, with Leicester and Lincoln blood making up the remainder.

The Corriedale was successfully introduced into the United States in Since World War II a more uniform lamb carcass has been. Corriedale is book 2 of the two-volume Calm Crescendo, with Mighty Oaks being the first. Roddy Mckenzie had just arrived home at Corriedale, the tall house built of local stone that gazes over the.

admitted the new breed to a flock-book appendix as "Inbred Halfbreds", recognising the name of Corriedale in Corriedale breeders established their own association inand in published their own flock book containing details of 87 flocks.

By then the breed was established in. The Devil’s Grip: A True Story of Shame, Sheep and Shotguns, by Neall Drinan Planet Books Review: Many recognised Darcy Wettenhall as the world’s leading expert on Corriedale sheep.

Stanbury, the stud he owned and ran with his ageing cousin Janet. Corriedale cross lambs are proving to be an ideal part of an innovative lamb marketing program, known as Island Prime, that is setting the pace in production and quality techniques in Australia.

Island Prime is a unique Tasmanian-branded product and demands lambs that meet tight specifications, based on eye muscle shape, carcase weight and fat. The stud books of the Corriedale and Polwarth were closed around to stabilise the fleece characteristics.

The changeable nature of cross bred fleeces mean they are often not reproducible. Interestingly, in NSW from parallel breeding was conducted with Lincoln and Merino sheep.

The Corriedale produces bulky, high-yielding wool ranging from to micron fiber diameter. The fleece from mature ewes will weigh from 10 to 17 pounds ( kg) with a staple length of to 6 inches ( cm).

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“The books are not only the stories of peoples’ lives but the stories ‘in’ their lives,” Cameron said. And Mighty Oaks and Corriedale will be launched at Saga Bookshop, South. The Corriedale sheep is a dual-purpose breed of domestic sheep from New Zealand.

It is the oldest of all the crossbred sheep breeds. And the breed was actually developed by crossing Leicester and Lincoln rams with Merino ewes during the late s. And further development of the breed occurred in New Zealand during the time from to 30g of gradient rolags in “Shifting Skies” – 42% Corriedale, 19% Falkland, 19% Gotland, 11% Rose fibre, 9% Milk protein fibre, and a hint of sparkle.

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Mrs Hunt said it was a very true Corriedale type and feminine. She said it carried good fleece and had a great carcase. It is the same ewe. CORRIEDALE breeders celebrated years of the Australian Corriedale Association with drinks following the breed's judging at Sydney Royal, where South Australian, Brenton Lush, Corriedale Hills.

The supreme exhibit of the Corriedale feature show was Glen Esk stud's grand champion ram, and best Corriedale head winner, Glen Esk. The Corriedale should carry a heavy even fleece of bright soft handling wool, showing good staple length and density, with a well defined lock, and even tip, having pronounced and even crimp of a type and standard in keeping with breed spinning quality.

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The future of the Corriedale breed looks bright, with youth featuring among the winners at the Australian Sheep & Wool Show. Two studs, Gambier View Corriedale stud, Derrinallum, and Sweetfield, Mount Moriac, dominated the placings.

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Pettitt, a former breeder and judge of corriedale sheep whose father and uncle were also stud owners. Corriedale is lovely and popular wool that is a wonderful all-purpose fiber loved by spinners, weavers, felters, knitters and crocheters around the world.

Frequently referred to as “New Zealand’s own sheep,” the Corriedale was New Zealand’s first breed of sheep that the country could call its own, and it holds a special place in the hearts of wool folk from that part of the world.

The. Corriedale are a large sheep, which tolerates many landscapes, and can now be found globally. In terms of its wool it is a mid-micron sheep hitting between microns.

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She did a lot of darning before discovering that wool from Corriedale sheep was much the best for socks. The region produced a wealth of usable fibres: wool, organic cotton, and the hair of alpacas, llamas and guanaco.

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