Soay lamb on St Kilda Islands, Scotland (oh, please take the ear tags off!)

Soay Lamb in St Kilda. St Kilda is an archipelago which consists of the westernmost islands of the Outer Hebrides of Scotland.

20 breeds of sheep; 1) Scottish Blackface 2) Oxford Down 3) Lincoln Longwool 4) Blue faced Leicester 5) Merino 6) Kerry Hill 7) Border Leicester 8) Dorset Down 9) Romney 10) Suffolk 11) Hill Radnor 12) Clun Forest 13) Jacob 14) Cheviot 15) Black Welsh Mountain 16) Herdwick 17) Hampshire 18) Southdown 19) Rough Fell 20) Dartmoor

breeds of sheep; Scottish Blackface Oxford Down Lincoln Longwool Blue faced Leicester Merino Kerry Hill Border Leicester Dorset Down Romney Suffolk Hill Radnor Clun Forest Jacob Cheviot Black Welsh Mountain Herdwick Hampshire Southdown Rough Fell Dartmoor

10 famous breeds of #sheep that're raised for wool fiber,meat and dairy purposes. #livestock

10 famous breeds of sheep that're raised for wool fiber,meat and dairy purposes. ONLY interested in the dairy part.

Sheep - Guardian Wallchart Prints  I've seen charts for cats and dogs, but not sheep.

Sheep - Guardian Wallchart Prints I've seen charts for cats and dogs, but not…

Sheep Breeds: Greyface Dartmoor

from Wednesday next week, Plutonium Muffins HQ will be the home of a miniature flock of Greyface Dartmoor sheep.

Selecting and Raising Sheep for Wool - Homesteading and Livestock - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Selecting and Raising Sheep for Wool - Homesteading and Livestock

Sandy Hevener shares her knowledge of selecting and raising sheep for wool, includes information on wool grades, a wool glossary, selecting breeds, protecting sheep from predators and how to shear a sheep.

Some of the hair sheep breeds are obtained by mating the cross-cultural breeds like Jacob sheep, Merino and Rambouillet. Description from theselfsufficientliving.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

The original Suffolks were the result of crossing Southdown rams on Norfolk Horned ewes. Suffolk sheep are a black-faced, open-faced breed.

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