Sheep at the Show

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
Cotswold sheep are usually calm and friendly. They mostly have white faces, but their faces are occasionally mottled with some
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Blue Texel
Blue Texel
Blue Texel sheep are one of the most recent breeds to be imported into the UK. Blue Texels are quickly
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Lleyn
Lleyn sheep may not be the biggest or the showiest of breeds, but, these increasingly popular sheep, which in the
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Bleu de Maine
The Bleu du Maine originated in the 19th century in western France in the Maine-et-Loire, Mayenne and Sarthe regions. It
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Wiltshire Horn
The Wiltshire Horn is a breed of domestic sheep originally from Wiltshire raised for meat. The breed is unusual among
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Portland
The Portland is a sheep breed that takes its name from the Isle of Portland in Dorset, England. This breed
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Suffolk
Suffolk sheep were the result of crossing a Southdown ram with a Norfolk Horned ewe, early names of the breed
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Zwartble
The Zwartbles has a striking appearance: a black/brown fleece, a white blaze on the face, 2 – 4 white socks,
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Valais Blacknose
Although the earliest mention of these sheep dates back to the 1400’s this large framed docile mountain sheep was first recognised
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Greyface Dartmoor
The Greyface Dartmoor is a rare breed of domestic sheep originating around Dartmoor in south west England. Also known as
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Shetland
The Shetland is one of the smallest of native UK breeds. It has a small tan-coloured face and tan legs.
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Rough Fell
The Rough Fell is an upland breed of sheep, originating in England. It is common on fell and moorland farms,
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Shropshire
Shropshire sheep are medium in size with a black face and legs with a dense white fleece growing up over
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Badger Faced Welsh Mountain
Badger Face Welsh Mountain Torddu, the Welsh name meaning ‘black belly’ have distinct black stripes above the eyes and a
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Charollais
The Charollais is a breed of domestic sheep originating in east central France, in the same region in which Charollais
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Icelandic
Sheep were originally taken to Iceland by the Vikings, who colonised the island between 870 and 930 AD. Icelandic Sheep
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North Country Cheviot
The North Country Cheviot has a striking, alert look with erect ears. The head is brilliant white and woolly. The
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Ryeland
The Ryeland’s face is well woolled and its ears are of medium size, slightly dark in colour. Ryeland’s heads have
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Derbyshire Gritstone
One of the oldest native sheep breeds in Britain, a hornless breed in the mountain and hill classification, the Derbyshire
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Herdwick
Herdwicks are a sturdy, strong boned sheep. The rams in particular have a broad chest, noticeably thick-set legs and may
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