Author(s): BUCKTON J

Cattle - Beef | Writing & History

BEST OF BREEDS HISTORY OF WELSH BLACK CATTLE by Jenny Buckton, hardback. Few livestock breeds can claim iconic status. Welsh Blacks can. And thanks to Jenny Buckton, their story is told and their significance explained in this superbly researched and comprehensively illustrated book. But in exploring the history and evolution of the breed, the author also outlines significant developments in Welsh farming life over the centuries, incorporating aspects of science, folklore and literature as well as the anecdotes and authority of well-established breeders and enthusiasts. The prominent role played by the Welsh Black Cattle Society is also well documented here; a role that has ensured that these ancient beasts of burden have become the revered and pampered prize-winners of show rings the world over. What is more, as HRH The Prince of Wales, a Patron of the Society, says in his Foreword: 'This book shows how these majestic, yet docile beasts cemented their claim to the mountains and valleys of Wales and endeared themselves to a nation.'. ISBN: 9781843232919 Title: BEST OF BREEDS HISTORY OF WELSH BLACK CATTLE Author: BUCKTON J Year: 2004 Format: HARD BACK  Pages: 146 Dimension: 255mm X 175mm

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  • : 9781843232919
  • : GOMER
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  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

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  • : 146
  • : Illustrations, facsims., map, ports.
  • : Hardback
  • : 1
  • : 636.223