Hampshire


Hampshire
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A black hog with a white belt over the shoulders. It is one of the oldest breeds in the United States. Although its origins are unknown, it is believed to have derived from old British breeds common in Scotland and bordering English counties. It is thought to have come to America between 1825-1835. Once locally known by many names, in 1904 the name Hampshire was adopted by its breed association, the Hampshire Swine Registry. The breed has been highly popular in the United States since 1910.
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A breed of sheep developed in Hampshire, in Southern England. The American Hampshire Down Sheep Association, now known as The American Hampshire Sheep Association was organized in 1889. Although Hampshire sheep were reported in the United States around 1840 they apparently didn't survive the Civil War. The breed was re-imported around 1865 to 1870.

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  • Hampshire — Geografie Status: Zeremonielle und Verwaltungsgrafschaft Region: South East England Fläche …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • HAMPSHIRE — Un des comtés du sud de l’Angleterre, riverain de la Manche, vaste de 3 779 kilomètres carrés. Une importante couche de craie, ondulée par les mouvements tectoniques tertiaires, forme l’ossature du nord du Hampshire et donne un paysage de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Hampshire — es un condado situado en el sur de Inglaterra, en el Reino Unido. Su capital es Winchester. Su población aproximada (2003) es de 1.660.818 habitantes. El condado limita con Dorset, Wiltshire, Berkshire, Surrey y West Sussex. Ocupa un área… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Hampshire —   [ hæmpʃɪə], Kurzform Hants [hænts], County in Südengland, 3 780 km2, 1,51 Mio. Einwohner, Verwaltungssitz ist Winchester. Im Süden und Norden tragen tertiäre Tone, Kiese und Sande Heide, junge Forsten und alte Königsforsten (New Forest), die… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Hampshire — Hampshire, IL U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 2900 Housing Units (2000): 1051 Land area (2000): 4.876703 sq. miles (12.630603 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.876703 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Hampshire, IL — U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 2900 Housing Units (2000): 1051 Land area (2000): 4.876703 sq. miles (12.630603 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.876703 sq. miles (12.630603 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Hampshire — (spr. Hämmschihr), 1) (Hamp, Hants, Southampton), Grafschaft im südlichen England, zwischen dem Kanal (la Manche) u. den Grafschaften Berks, Surrey, Sussex, Dorset u. Wiltshire; dazu gehören die Inseln Whigt u. Portsea, insgesammt 76,6 QM.; meist …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • hampshire — (izg. hèmpšājr) m DEFINICIJA agr. pasmina ovaca razvijena u Engleskoj, sada vrlo raširena u SAD u, velikih dimenzija, daje kvalitetno meso ETIMOLOGIJA engl. prema engleskoj pokrajini Hampshire …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Hampshire — [hamp′shir, ham′shir] 1. county on the S coast of England: 1,459 sq mi (3,779 sq km); pop. 1,542,000 2. former county of England including present day Hampshire & the Isle of Wight …   English World dictionary

  • Hampshire [1] — Hampshire, Schweinerasse, s. Schwein …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon