Swaledale

The Swaledale has a black face with a white muzzle and white markings around its eyes. Both ewes and rams have a set of low, round, wide horns. The fleece …

Charollais

The Charollais is a breed of domestic sheep originating in east central France, in the same region in which Charollais cattle originated, Charolles and Saône-et-Loire. It has a reputation as …

Icelandic

Sheep were originally taken to Iceland by the Vikings, who colonised the island between 870 and 930 AD. Icelandic Sheep have been isolated genetically from other breeds of sheep for …

Herdwick

Herdwicks are a sturdy, strong boned sheep. The rams in particular have a broad chest, noticeably thick-set legs and may have strong horns, although as many as 20% are polled …

Kerry Hill

   A well-balanced sturdy sheep with ears set high and free from wool. A black nose and sharply defined black and white makings on the head and legs. Both ewes …

Southdown

The Southdown sheep is smaller than some of the other downland breeds found in the UK, the Southdown has fine textured white wool over its face, small ears and short …

Shropshire

Shropshire sheep are medium in size with a black face and legs with a dense white fleece growing up over the forehead. Black ear protruding from the side of the …

Rough Fell

The Rough Fell is an upland breed of sheep, originating in England. It is common on fell and moorland farms, its distribution embracing a large proportion of South Cumbria, parts …

Ryeland

The Ryeland’s face is well woolled and its ears are of medium size, slightly dark in colour. Ryeland’s heads have no trace of horn. Its chest is broad and fairly deep …

Shetland

The Shetland is one of the smallest of native UK breeds. It has a small tan-coloured face and tan legs. Both genders can have rounded horns, but it is more …