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P.S. Butser use Soays - and comment on how high they jump!

Francis Pryor farms Lleyns and Shetlands, and comments that their taste 
is less gamey than the Soays or Mouflons

Sources -

Peter Reynolds - Iron Age Farm - The Butser Experiment

Francis Pryor - Farmers in Prehistoric Britain

John

John Colby wrote:
> Soay
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> See http://www.gallica.co.uk/celts/animals.htm or similar
> 
> John
>> From: Cerridwen Connelly <[log in to unmask]>
>> Date: 2006/09/26 Tue AM 10:16:47 BST
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>> Subject: [BRITARCH] sheep
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>> Does anyone know the name of the variety of sheep in the Iron Age that
>> moulted their fleeces? The fleeces could be rolled off without shearing.
>>
>> Hwyl,
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>> Cerri
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