Sheep at the Show

Ryeland Sheep
The Ryeland’s face is well woolled and its ears are of medium size, slightly dark in colour. Ryeland’s heads have Read more.
Kerry Hills
Kerry Hill
   A well-balanced sturdy sheep with ears set high and free from wool. A black nose and sharply defined black Read more.
Derbyshire Gritstones
Derbyshire Gritstone
One of the oldest native sheep breeds in Britain, a hornless breed in the mountain and hill classification, the Derbyshire Read more.
Herdwicks are a sturdy, strong boned sheep. The rams in particular have a broad chest, noticeably thick-set legs and may Read more.
Badger Face Welsh mountains
Badger Face Welsh Mountain
Badger Face Welsh Mountain Torddu, the Welsh name meaning ‘black belly’ have distinct black stripes above the eyes and a Read more.
Black face welsh mountain
Black Welsh Mountain
Hardiness and self-reliance are the outstanding features of this ancient breed. Hill flocks of this breed, in normal conditions, require Read more.
Valais Blacknose
Valais Blacknose
Although the earliest mention of these sheep dates back to the 1400’s this large framed docile mountain sheep was first recognised Read more.
Rough Fell Sheep
Rough Fell
The Rough Fell is an upland breed of sheep, originating in England. It is common on fell and moorland farms, Read more.
North Country Cheviots
North Country Cheviot
The North Country Cheviot has a striking, alert look with erect ears. The head is brilliant white and woolly. The Read more.
The Shetland is one of the smallest of native UK breeds. It has a small tan-coloured face and tan legs. Read more.
Shropshire sheep are medium in size with a black face and legs with a dense white fleece growing up over Read more.
Sheep were originally taken to Iceland by the Vikings, who colonised the island between 870 and 930 AD. Icelandic Sheep Read more.
The Southdown sheep is smaller than some of the other downland breeds found in the UK, the Southdown has fine Read more.
The Charollais is a breed of domestic sheep originating in east central France, in the same region in which Charollais Read more.
Bluefaced Leicester
This breed has a characteristic Roman nose and a blue skinned head showing through white hair. It is well known Read more.
Scottish Blackface
All Blackfaces are horned, with black or black and white face and legs. The fleece should be free of black Read more.
Mule Sheep
The Mule is one of the most common breeds of sheep in the UK. It’s a mongrel breed which owes Read more.