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On the domesticated animals of the British islands
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London, Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans, 1845
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annotation     Questions for Mr Low
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annotation LXIII. Supposes the longer any quality in breed comes truer

annotation ― Believes in ill effect of interbreeding

annotation LXIX States roundly that vars. of sheep & Dogs will keep distinct p 671
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annotation p.5 & 8 Species of Ibex
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annotation 12. Syrian Goat same character for 2000 years (no authority)
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annotation ― Horns absent sometimes in one or both sexes    (do [ie `no authority']) p. 14 in India
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annotation 24    Horns in Female wild sheep often wanting or small
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annotation 91    Black-faced sheep will not amalgamate by crossing with other Breeds
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annotation 159    Rye-land sheep will not    do. — [ie `amalgamate by crossing with other Breeds']
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annotation 188    Remarks how soon a breed in any county changes with no record of it. St01
t01 - `S' in reddish-brown crayon

annotation 239    On various Park cattle of England with coloured vars    p. 241    p. ■301
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annotation horizontally crossed 242
     242 Crouching instincts of young lost immediately — no doubt lost in Chickens, not in «Turkeys» through tameness of Parents
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annotation 258 Crosses with Indian Cattle said to be fertile inter se
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annotation 297 Zetland cattle receive male earlier than any other Breed— (Q)
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annotation 309 Kerry Cattle    white ridge along spine
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annotation 316 Modern Aberdeenshire Breed hardly true as yet
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annotation 351 Sheeted colour common t severl breeds & strongly inheritable ■   
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annotation 370 Long-horns with difficulty amalgamated    Colling & Bakewell & n■ame Ellman for sheep

annotation 387 Short-horn communicate character very easily & yet is an imposed modern Breed
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annotation 402    Male Boar tends t destry yong t prevent too gret increse — so som Rams attack pregnant females |||
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annotation 409    Wild not gregarious? (Bechstein)    tame are. & even when feral in S. America

annotation 411.    Tame pigs 3 incisors in each jaw & number not constant
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annotation 415    Vauban calculation of increse of Pigs (.Ch 3)

annotation 428 Sus Papuensis — young striped along back
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annotation 646 Canis anthus of Arabia vry like Dogs sculptured on Pyramids (Q)

annotation 650 Half-bred Dingos wd attack Poultry — Low kept them
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annotation 717 Some of Dholes of India like Greyhounds — Pointers Mute (Q)

annotation 721 Pedigrees of Greyhound attended to like Racers

annotation     a Poor Book — not t be trusted.