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Synonyms for Leicester

a largely agricultural county in central England

an industrial city in Leicestershire in central England

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And the event has come a long way since its beginnings, when 120 Cheviot and Border Leicesters sold for between PS3-PS4 compared with last year's average price of more than PS600.
Buoyed by their success, the farm partners bought seven ewes to establish the Halton flock of Border Leicesters, rams from which have been sold at the NSA Wales & Borders sale every year since it began.
Un valor inferior (2,86 y 2,66 g/100 mL) fue reportado en hembras de partos unicos y multiples al inicio de la lactancia [4] y en hembras Border Leicester x Texel (2,44 g/100 mL) al final de la gestacion [22].
The mystery deepened when it was found Polly was a valuable half breed - a Cheviot crossed with a Border Leicester - and worth up to pounds 800.
Border Leicester has broad, coarse hair with a loose crimp; its wool is good for blankets.
But, finding it difficult to source Border Leicester tups, the family began using Fronteiras from the Logie Durno flock in Scotland.
Other breeds to be represented include Beltex, Lleyn, Border Leicester, Berrichon, Hampshire Down and North Country Cheviot.
They topped the Border Leicester section with a two-year-old tup bought "cheaply" at last year''s Kelso sales.
The Border Leicester breed has what it takes for commercial operations, meat sales or handspinners.
Texel PS100 Ford Castle Dairy, PS90 Edgerston Trading , Pirnie, PS81 Blegbie, PS80 Eildon Mains, Edgerston Trading, PS77 Burnhouse Mains, Bogend, PS75 Kittyfield, Burnhouse Mains, Suffolk PS100 Meigle, PS85 Woodside, PS81 Brotherstone, PS79 Bogend, PS75 Dere Street (2), Kittyfield, Cheviot Mule PS75 Blegbie (2), PS71 (2) Bogend, Border Leicester PS75 Kersknowe, Cheviot PS69 Dere Street, PS61, PS60 Woodside, Mule PS67 Meigle, PS66 Kersknowe, PS62 Ashcriag, Benson Wemyss, PS61 Edgerston Trading, Kittyfield, PS60 Bogend, Blue Texel PS67 (2) Upper Ashtrees, Zwartble PS67 Ford Castle Dairy, Bluefaced Leicester PS65 Meigle, Blackface PS65 Kersknowe, PS65, PS56 Burnhouse Mains, Lleyn PS65 Clifton Hill, PS61 Brotherstone.
It also has been diagnosed in a Border Leicester, Cheviots, Corriedales, a Cotswold, Dorsets, Finn sheep, Hampshires, Merinos, Montadales, Rambouillets, Shropshires, Southdowns, and a number of cross-breeds.
I bought a Border Leicester ram for PS680, about PS150 more than I had thought to pay, but I am pleased with him.
y making the lowland breeds line-up in Yesterday's ' finals was a three-year-old r Border Leicester ram from John Evans and son Richard, of Halton Farm, Chirk.
Inset l-r: brother and sister Cennydd and Cain Owen preparing their Border Leicester Ram; William Livesay and his Hereford cattle and Davina Harding
Almost 1,000 people also backed the Powys duo on a Facebook fan site - despite minor controversy over the video's content involving a Border Leicester ewe.
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