Entry from British & World English dictionary
A sheep of a hardy, hornless breed with a heavy fleece, originally developed on the Dutch island of Texel in the province of North Holland.
- Entries have been particularly strong in the Limousin and Holstein cattle breeds and in the Texel and Suffolk sheep categories.
- In keeping with tradition, entries in the bigger sheep and cattle breeds, such as the Texel and Holstein Friesian breeds, are up.
- The winning lamb was a pen of six June-born commercial Texels bred by the Windsors, of Fforest, Whitland, averaging 40 kg and selling at £84 apiece.
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