We’re delighted to say that we have 20 confirmed breeds for attendance at this year’s Uttoxeter Sheep Fair on Satuday 13th July. This is our largest line-up so far and we hope you will all come along on the day meet these diverse breeds for yourself.
Cotswold sheep are usually calm and friendly. They mostly have white faces, but their faces are occasionally mottled with someRead more.
Blue Texel sheep are one of the most recent breeds to be imported into the UK. Blue Texels are quicklyRead more.
Lleyn sheep may not be the biggest or the showiest of breeds, but, these increasingly popular sheep, which in theRead more.
Bleu de Maine
The Bleu du Maine originated in the 19th century in western France in the Maine-et-Loire, Mayenne and Sarthe regions. ItRead more.
The Wiltshire Horn is a breed of domestic sheep originally from Wiltshire raised for meat. The breed is unusual amongRead more.
The Portland is a sheep breed that takes its name from the Isle of Portland in Dorset, England. This breedRead more.
Suffolk sheep were the result of crossing a Southdown ram with a Norfolk Horned ewe, early names of the breedRead more.
The Zwartbles has a striking appearance: a black/brown fleece, a white blaze on the face, 2 – 4 white socks,Read more.
Although the earliest mention of these sheep dates back to the 1400’s this large framed docile mountain sheep was first recognisedRead more.
The Greyface Dartmoor is a rare breed of domestic sheep originating around Dartmoor in south west England. Also known asRead more.
The Shetland is one of the smallest of native UK breeds. It has a small tan-coloured face and tan legs.Read more.
The Rough Fell is an upland breed of sheep, originating in England. It is common on fell and moorland farms,Read more.
Shropshire sheep are medium in size with a black face and legs with a dense white fleece growing up overRead more.
Badger Faced Welsh Mountain
Badger Face Welsh Mountain Torddu, the Welsh name meaning ‘black belly’ have distinct black stripes above the eyes and aRead more.
The Charollais is a breed of domestic sheep originating in east central France, in the same region in which CharollaisRead more.
Sheep were originally taken to Iceland by the Vikings, who colonised the island between 870 and 930 AD. Icelandic SheepRead more.
North Country Cheviot
The North Country Cheviot has a striking, alert look with erect ears. The head is brilliant white and woolly. TheRead more.
The Ryeland’s face is well woolled and its ears are of medium size, slightly dark in colour. Ryeland’s heads haveRead more.
One of the oldest native sheep breeds in Britain, a hornless breed in the mountain and hill classification, the DerbyshireRead more.
Herdwicks are a sturdy, strong boned sheep. The rams in particular have a broad chest, noticeably thick-set legs and mayRead more.