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Synonyms for half-bred

(of animals) having only one purebred parent

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My remarks in the article were nostalgic and positive about the role of the half-bred horse.
After discovering a shared interest in the Half-Bred, by the time they arrived in Holyhead they had decided to hold a first collective sale.
Mr Roberts With wife Cadi, a retired teacher, he runs a flock of 500 Suffolk cross and half-bred sheep and 100 Friesian beef cattle.
In 2004 Mr Wilyman published Memoirs of a Welsh Half-Bred.
Welsh Half-bred Ch: RA George, R: AT Bennett & Son, Bronreval, Llandewi, Llandrindod Wells.
At the Goffs December National Hunt sale in 2002, I was just about to head home, empty-handed, when I saw a mare in the parade ring - she had fantastic conformation and the finest set of legs I had ever seen under a horse, and I consider myself a fair authority, as I judge half-bred horses at agricultural shows.
The couple look after 500 Rough Fells and 300 Swaledales, as well as some Cheviot and half-bred ewes, in their 900-strong flock at their Cumbrian farm, where land runs to 1,300ft.
The farm, which hosts 200 Welsh Half-bred ewes put to Texel rams, is run by Emma's father Henry.
As the Queen toured the sheep lines, she met veteran farmer Arthur George, 80, of Pen-y-Banc Farm, who was showing two Welsh Half-bred ewes in an enclosure.
The book's latest entries involve half-bred Klute, whom owner Lesley Bruce reckoned to be the fastest horse in the world.
LONGER-LIVING ewes can make a major contribution to the improved performance of English half-bred flocks, according to the final report of the 10-year Longwool Improvement Project conducted on behalf of the English Beef and Lamb Executive and Hybu Cig Cymru/Meat Promotion Wales.
A former chairman of NSA Wales, who chaired Welsh Sheep 2005, he was Life Vice President of the Welsh Half-Bred and Welsh Mule Sheep Societies and a past president of the Beulah Speckled Faced Sheep Society.
The couple farm more than 200 acres in the area, including 130 Suffolk cross and Welsh Half-Bred sheep as well as a herd of 110 suckler cows.
Eleanor adds: "We got some money for a half-bred foal and went up to Goffs and bought Dasi, the half-sister to Minorettes Girl.
Just over half the flock is put to Bluefaced Leicester tups, although this year 700 ewes were run with New Zealand Romney tups to produce half-bred breeding females.