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A sheep of a long-woolled breed, first developed in the Tees valley.
- ‘But Mr Donald, whose herd of 95 sheep includes 25 pedigree Teeswaters, said: ‘It is a total and utter insult.’’
- ‘He was a leading breeder of Teeswater and Masham sheep throughout his long career in farming, which started at his family's farm at Farndale.’
- ‘The Cotswold, North Devon and Teeswater sheep are also now extinct, or lost to Australia.’
- ‘The smallholder only discovered the meeting was taking place when he was told of the request to use the field next to where his flock of pedigree Teeswaters graze as a car park.’
- ‘He added that people with Teeswater sheep, whose numbers are much lower, would be particularly pleased.’
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