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Dual Purpose

Highly Fertile

Excellent Mothers

Very Hardy

Easy Care

 

 
 
Breed Description

Head : polled, medium size, wide forehead, free of all wool, covered with fine white hair and sometimes the odd black spot.

Face : strong and clean, with wide black nostrils.

Eyes : dark in colour, and with sparkling appearance.

Ears : carried fairly erect, well covered with white hair, both inside and outside, with odd black spots sometimes showing.

Neck : strong, and of fair length

Shoulders : well set with plenty of heart room.

Chest : wide and deep.

Back : straight and fleshy

Ribs : well-sprung with a good loin.

Hind Quarters : broad, well-turned rump, with a well-filled leg.

Legs : short, set well apart, and covered with white hair

Feet : black

Skin : healthy pink colour

Carriage : very alert and stylish.

Wool
: 28-33 microns. Dense and springy, even, free from harshness and kemp.

General Appearance : A square-set, compact, white-faced sheep displaying a very alert carriage.