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Sheep Breeds UK

Balwen Welsh Mountain Sheep Society

A breed originating from one small area of Wales which was nearly wiped out in 1947. Breed details, husbandry, marketplace, and events.

Beulah Speckled Face Sheep Society

Bred on the hills of Eppynt, Llanafan, Abergwesyn and Llanwrtyd Wells for over one hundred years. Shows and demonstrations, ewe and ram sales, and lamb sales.

Black Welsh Mountain Sheep Breeders' Association

The advantages of Black Welsh Mountain sheep, breed details, newsletters, shows, and sales.

Blackface Sheep Breeders' Association

Formed to promote the interests of the breed, the most numerous in Britain; includes information about the breed and the society's activities, sales and events, and their regional branches.

The Bluefaced Leicester Sheep Breeders' Association

Offers a history and description of the breed, with details of shows, regional news, and a listing of breeders.

Border Leicester Sheep Breeders

Information regarding the history, description and uses of the Border Leicester with pages of breeders and their locations and associated information.

British Coloured Sheep Breeders Association

Comprehensive guide to coloured sheep breeds with articles about breeds and downloads.

The British Milksheep Society

Helps maintain and develop the standards of the British Milksheep Breed.

British Texel Sheep Society

Includes a guide to the breed, with information about society membership, pedigree registration, and marketing services.

Charollais Sheep Society UK

Includes a directory of breeders, profile of the breed, details of auction sales and shows, and membership information.

Cheviot Sheep Society

Offers a profile of the breed and its history, with listings of sales and shows, membership details, and society news.

The Cotswold Sheep Society

Sometimes called the Cotswold Lion, the breed was introduced by the Romans and was once an important breed, now a rare breed. Shows, news, breed information, and advice for novice shepherds.

Dalesbred Sheep

Description, breed society, gallery, and history.

Exmoor Horn Sheep Breeders’ Society’

A hardy horned sheep that can withstand harsh winters, and thrives on hill pasture. History, breed qualities, news, and stock for sale.

The Hebridean Sheep Society

Promotes the breed and its importance to the livestock industry; includes information about the breed, register, sales and breeding, and contacts.

Herdwick Sheep Breeders Association

Information about Herdwick Sheep as well as information for breeders.

Lleyn Sheep Society

Information on the breed and the society.

Masham Sheep Breeders Association

Formed in 1986 by breeders dedicated to producing Mashams, from a recognised cross, of high quality for sale to buyers from both local counties and much further afield.

North Country Cheviot Sheep Society

Set up to provide information on this breed of sheep; includes a history, news, sales and shows, and membership details.

North of England Mule Sheep Association

Formed by enthusiastic breeders in 1980 to publicise and promote the Mule to the benefit of both breeders and purchasers.

North Ronaldsay Sheep Fellowship

Dedicated to this rare breed, native to the island of North Ronaldsay in the Orkneys. Includes breed profile plus information on membership.

Portland Sheep

A small heathland breed from the Dorset area, popular with smallholders. Description, history, husbandry, news, shows and events.

Ryeland Flock Book Society

Information and contacts for all those interested in this minority breed of sheep. The Society registers all pedigree Ryelands in the UK.

The Society of Border Leicester Sheep Breeders

Describes the breed and its development, with a database of breeders, details of shows and sales, news, and a photo gallery.

Suffolk Sheep Society

Describes the breed, its history, and performance, with information about sales, shows, and events, and membership details.

Welsh Halfbred

A breeders' society promoting the cross between Welsh ewes and Border Leicester rams. Includes background on the breed, sales listing, news, and membership.

Welsh Mule Sheep Breeders Association

Welsh Mules are the progeny of a registered Bluefaced Leicester ram crossed with the Welsh Mountain, Beulah or Welsh Hill Speckled-face ewes, all hardy, healthy Welsh hill breeds which impart their best qualities to their offspring.

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