We had around 18 different breeds of sheep on show on Saturday 9th July for the Uttoxeter Sheep Fair 2022. Browse through the gallery below to find out more.
The Hebridean is a breed of small black sheep from Scotland, similar to other members of the Northern European short-tailedRead more.
The Dalesbred is a breed of domestic sheep originating in England. Derived from the Swaledale and Scottish Blackface breeds, theRead more.
The Beltex is a breed of heavily muscled domestic sheep. A portmanteau of Belgian and Texel, the name reflects theRead more.
The Portland is a sheep breed that takes its name from the Isle of Portland in Dorset, England. This breedRead more.
The Whitefaced Woodland is a sheep breed from the South Pennines in England, also known as the Penistone sheep afterRead 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 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.
A well-balanced sturdy sheep with ears set high and free from wool. A black nose and sharply defined black andRead more.
This breed has a characteristic Roman nose and a blue skinned head showing through white hair. It is well knownRead 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.