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  Ayrshire History: the history of the county and its people, and the local history of its parishes, towns and villages.
Ayrshire History: the history of the county and its people, and the local history of its parishes, towns and villages.
Ayrshire is a county on the west coast of Scotland, on the shores of the Firth of Clyde.
Ayrshire Notes A list of the contents of recent volumes of this publication (to be extended to all volumes).
www.ayrshirehistory.org.uk   (384 words)

  Ayrshire - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Ayrshire (cattle), breed of dairy cattle, the only primarily dairy breed that is native to Britain.
Ayrshire (former county), former county, south-western Scotland; Ayr was the county town.
Ayrshire became part of the kingdom of Scotland during the...
uk.encarta.msn.com /Ayrshire.html   (105 words)

Ayrshire is a former(?) county in south-west Scotland, located on the shores of the Firth of Clyde.
A notable historic building in Ayrshire is Turnberry Castle[?], which dates from the 13th century or earlier, and which may have been the birthplace of Robert the Bruce.
Ayrshire became part of the newly created Strathclyde Region in 1975.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ay/Ayrshire.html   (150 words)

 Ayrshire - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Ayrshire, former county, southwestern Scotland; Ayr was the county town.
Ayrshire became part of the kingdom of Scotland during the 11th century....
Ayr, town, administrative center of South Ayrshire unitary authority, southwestern Scotland, on the Firth of Clyde, at the mouth of the Ayr River....
encarta.msn.com /Ayrshire.html   (104 words)

Ayrshire was the first of seven classic winners for his breeder and owner, William Cavendish-Bentinck, 6th Duke of Portland, later and forever known as the owner of the undefeated racehorse and great stallion, St.
Ayrshire, who was by Hampton, was one of three top winners bred at Welbeck Stud who were not by St. Simon, the other two being the champion two year old filly Modwena and her brother, the classic-winner and champion Donovan, who were by Galopin.
Ayrshire made his debut in the Whitsuntide Plate at the Manchester Whitsuntide meeting, and came in a neck and a head in third place, the race being won by Briar-root, a daughter of Springfield.
www.tbheritage.com /Portraits/Ayrshire.html   (2524 words)

 Breeds of Livestock - Ayrshire Cattle
Ayrshires excel in udder conformation and are not subject to excessive foot and leg problems.
Ayrshires respond to good management and feeding practices and individual Ayrshire herds average as high as 17,000 pounds of milk and 700 pounds of butterfat.
The Ayrshire cow is universally recognized as one of the most beautiful of the dairy cattle breeds, but much more important is the fact that she has been bred and developed to be a useful and profitable dairy cow.
www.ansi.okstate.edu /breeds/cattle/ayrshire   (1436 words)

 Activities in Ayrshire & Arran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Carrick Forest in South Ayrshire, Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park and cycle trail between Lamlash and Kilmory on the Isle of Arran provide the mountain biker with miles and miles of off road tracks and forest trails.
The Ayrshire Paths Initiative is committed to developing and opening up miles of walking routes for your enjoyment.
Reminiscent of the Scottish Highlands, the granite peaks and deep valleys in the north of Arran contrast with the rolling heather-clad moorlands of the south.
www.visitscotland.com /library/activitiesayrshire   (380 words)

 South Ayrshire Council - Ayrshire Local Biodiversity Action Plan
For the purpose of this document, Ayrshire refers to the area on the mainland and the islands which are under the jurisdiction of the three authorities.
Ayrshire boasts a breathtaking array of geology and landscape that have together contributed to the extensive biological diversity and wide range of habitats within the area.
Ayrshire with the exception of Arran lies to the south of the Highland Boundary fault.
www.south-ayrshire.gov.uk /community/LBAP/index.htm   (4354 words)

 Ayrshire - New Zealand - Profile
This first Ayrshire was a bull named 'Rob Roy' who was loaded onto the immigrant ship 'Philip Lainge' in Glasgow arriving in Otago in April 1848 carrying the main body of the first Scottish settlers to New Zealand and founding the settlement of Dunedin.
We are a minority breed of 108,000 Ayrshire and Ayrshire cross in a dairy population of over 3 million, and the 3rd largest of 6 dairy breeds represented in New Zealand so the potential for growth is enormous but we must perform to achieve our potential.
A major benefit for New Zealand Ayrshires is having the highest percentage of cows 10 years of age and over of total cows herd-tested among the three major breeds.
www.ayrshire.org.nz /profile.html   (1126 words)

 Ayrshire 1
Ayrshires do no possess the yellow tallow characteristic that would reduce carcass value, so Ayrshire bull calves can be profitably raised as steers.
The actual average of all Ayrshires on Official DHIR test is over 12,000 pounds of milk with a 3.9% test.
Even today, the Ayrshire is very popular in New England, but her popularity has spread and the Ayrshire herds are now located in every part of the United States.
www.usda.gov /oc/photo/opc-ayrshire1.htm   (533 words)

 Chernobyl Children's Lifeline - Ayrshire Link
Ayrshire Link extends a warm welcome to anyone who feels they can make a contribution, however large or small, to this very worthwhile cause.
With a growing band of people from all over Ayrshire working towards improving the lives of the Chernobyl children we're able to make a real difference.
Ayrshire CCLL is a charity that allows you to see the direct results of your efforts.
www.ayrshire-chernobyl.co.uk /index.htm   (465 words)

 Ayrshire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Scottish ancestors of the Ayrshire were poorly built, fl animals, which scarcely resembled modern Ayrshire cattle.
The exact evolution of the Ayrshire breed is lost to history.
Ayrshire cattle from Scotland and Sweden have been imported to Finland since 1845.
www.cattlenetwork.net /Breeds/ayrshire.htm   (321 words)

 Ayrshire Miners' Rows Intro
Ayrshire had 14,000 coal miners producing 4 million tons annually - for household use; for factories; for the blast furnaces of Glengarnock, Kilwinning, Stevenston, Waterside, Lugar and Muirkirk; for the locomotives of the Glasgow and South Western Railway; and for export to Ireland through Ardrossan, Troon, and Ayr.
Certain areas of the wide but more difficult central Ayrshire field had also been exploited, especially by William Baird the ironmaster; and the deeper seams were being worked after the sinking of the Barony Pit near Auchinleck in 1906.
In the generation between 1919 and 1948 the Ayrshire local authorities were able to build 25,000 new houses.
www.ayrshirehistory.org.uk /Bibliography/monos/amr_intro.htm   (1126 words)

 Ayrshire Red Squirrel Group - saving the Red Squirrel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Comprising mainly members of the public who are interested in conservation and red squirrels we also include representatives of national and local conservation organisations.
The group was established because the number of red squirrels is believed to be declining in Ayrshire and that specific interventions may be required to stabilise the population.
Nationally the expansion of grey squirrels has gone hand-in-hand with the decline of the red squirrel, however, the grey squirrel is not the sole cause of the red's disappearance.
www.e-ayrshire.co.uk /local/redsquirrel   (299 words)

 Ayrshire, Iowa IA, city profile (Palo Alto County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Ayrshire is a city in Palo Alto County.
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ayrshire was $13,371, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Ayrshire, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $189.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=262341   (475 words)

 Ayrshire Rivers Trust: Stragtegic Plan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Ayrshire Rivers Trust (ART) is a charitable organisation, based within the Auchincruive Campus of the Scottish Agricultural College in Ayr.
Land use in Ayrshire is quite different to most other parts of the west coast of Scotland, with a relatively large human population in some of the catchments.
The Ayrshire landscape provides a unique set of problems and opportunities for our freshwater environment, from intensive dairy farming and commercial forestry to historical industrial architecture and coal mining.
www.ayrshireriverstrust.org /plan.htm   (3172 words)

 Ayrshire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The largest Scottish county south of the Highland Line, Ayrshire bordered Scotland's western coastline, stretching from Largs in the north to Ballantrae in the south.
In 1263 King Alexander defeated the invading Norwegian Vikings at Largs in the north of the county, and only a few decades later it was from Ayrshire that both William Wallace and Turnberry-born Robert Bruce launched their campaigns against the English.
The remains of many of their victims were still in evidence, hanging up as dried meat or preserved in pickle barrels.
www.mearnscraft.co.uk /ayrshire.htm   (391 words)

 Ayrshire Paths - history, golf, walking, cycling and Robert Burns all in Ayrshire, Scotland
Ayrshire is located on the picturesque West Coast of Scotland, just half an hour from the City of Glasgow.
Together with Scottish Enterprise Ayrshire and Scottish Natural Heritage these partners in the Ayrshire Paths initiative are each committed to developing and maintaining the pathways throughout Ayrshire for the benefit of tourists and residents.
He spent much of his time in Ayrshire and many of the sites which featured in his life and in his poetry are preserved for the nation.
www.ayrshirepaths.org.uk /about.htm   (756 words)

 Ayrshire Australia Limited   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Today's modern Ayrshire cow has an ideal make-up to be able to compete with all breeds in all conditions.
The Ayrshire milk is naturally high in protein with an ideal fat/protein ratio for the modern milk market.
The Ayrshire is well known for her foraging ability in all types of terrain and climates.
www.ksrcl.com.au /ayrshire/index.html   (231 words)

 Ayrshire, Dumfries and Galloway Area Waste Plan
The housing stock in South Ayrshire also lends itself to a wheeled bin type of recycling service and it is estimated that over 90% of houses will be able to accommodate the system.
East Ayrshire Council anticipates that one bin would be used for 'green' garden waste, the second bin for paper, cardboard, pamphlets, etc., with the third bin being used for all residues.
North Ayrshire Council propose to achieve its targets with initial emphasis on maximising recycling and composting as evidence by the provision of a second 240 litre bin to all participating households, for green waste by 2002.
www.sepa.org.uk /nws/areas/ayrshire_dumfries_galloway/awp/annex6.html   (5525 words)

 About Ayrshire and Arran
Ayrshire consists of 80 miles of unspoiled coastal scenery, southwest of Glasgow and is steeped in history from the very dawn of civilisation.
Not only is Ayrshire & Arran a mecca for all golfers with over 40 quality courses, including 3 Open Championship, it is also home to some of the most prestigious heritage and visitor attractions that Scotland has to offer.
Many places claim to have 'something for everyone' but Ayrshire and Arran is one example that stands up under the tightest scrutiny.
www.ayrshire-arran.com /about   (588 words)

 Ayrshire - New Zealand - Breeding Services
Established in 1997 the Ayrshire Open Nucleus Herd is the first Nucleus Herd to commence operation in New Zealand.
With the aim of increasing the rate of genetic gain within the Ayrshire breed in New Zealand, the results to date are very promising.
The resulting calves born into the nucleus herd are usually kept to expand the herd as only the top Ayrshire sires are mated to these animals.
www.ayrshire.org.nz /breeding.html   (351 words)

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The Ayrshire group of companies provide a wide range of brochures on most aspects of Ayrshire's products and services.
Ayrshire's unique Swagebeam system including load tables for primary and secondary beams and details of the Slimline 220 system.
This brochure details the sections and associated components supplied by Ayrshire to enable the manufacture of both "up and over" overhead doors and roller shutter doors.
www.ayrshire.co.uk /Brochures.htm   (409 words)

 Ayrshire Communications
By establishing an account or using the Service or equipment, you agree to be bound by this Agreement and to use the Service in compliance with Ayrshire's Acceptable Use Policy.
Ayrshire Communications may terminate this Agreement, your password, your account, or your use of the Services for any reason, including, without limitation, if Ayrshire Communications, in its sole discretion, believes you have violated the Agreement or if you fail to pay any charges when due.
Ayrshire Communications may immediately remove your material or information from Ayrshire Communications' servers, in whole or in part, which Ayrshire Communications, in its sole and absolute discretion, determines to infringe another's property rights or to violate our Acceptable Use Policy.
www.ayrshireia.com /termsofuse.htm   (900 words)

The Electoral Registration Officer (ERO) is an official appointed by the local authority to prepare and maintain the Register of Electors.
The ERO for Ayrshire is William Sommerville who was appointed by North Ayrshire Council, East Ayrshire Council and South Ayrshire Council.
In Ayrshire, there are approximately 167,000 households (5 constituencies), each of which is subject to an annual Electoral Canvass, all properties will receive a voter registration form, known as canvass form, so that the householder can complete and return it to the Electoral Registration Officer.
www.ayrshire-vjb.gov.uk /er.htm   (1594 words)

 The Ayrshire Yeomanry (Earl of Carrick's Own) [UK]
Ayrshire Yeomanry, by Brad Chappell (The Regimental Warpath 1914-1918)
The proud trooper; the history of the Ayrshire (Earl of Carrick's Own) Yeomanry from its raising in the eighteenth century till 1964.
Stodart-Walker, A. James Logan Mackie, younger of Glenreasdell, Lieutenant, Ayrshire Yeomanry : a memoir.
www.regiments.org /regiments/uk/volmil-scotland/vcav/ayrshire.htm   (476 words)

 The Ayrshire Yeomanry (Earl of Carrick's Own) [UK]
Ayrshire Yeomanry, by Brad Chappell (The Regimental Warpath 1914-1918)
The proud trooper; the history of the Ayrshire (Earl of Carrick's Own) Yeomanry from its raising in the eighteenth century till 1964.
Stodart-Walker, A. James Logan Mackie, younger of Glenreasdell, Lieutenant, Ayrshire Yeomanry : a memoir.
regiments.org /regiments/uk/volmil-scotland/vcav/ayrshire.htm   (476 words)

 Ayrshire and Arran
Whether you're looking to get away from it all, have an action-packed break, visit friends & family or just uncover the hidden delights, there is something here for everyone.
Culzean Castle and Country Park, situated on a cliff-top near Maybole, is often described as the 'Jewel in the Crown' for the National Trust of Scotland.
The whole of Ayrshire & Arran is a mecca for golf enthusiasts¿ professional or amateur - with over 40 outstanding courses spread throughout the area.
www.ayrshire-arran.com   (283 words)

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