‘A larger handsomer animal’: a brief history of the Wiltshire Horn sheep breed

By Virginia Bainbridge

Issue 16, Winter, 2007 pp. 15-19.

This article uncovers the genetic history of Wiltshire’s own breed of sheep: the Wiltshire Horn. Looking right back to the ancient origins of the sheep, Virginia Bainbridge covers the farming practices and environmental factors that played a role in the evolution of this breed. 

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