Entry Level Stewardship (ELS) Handbook 2013 (NE349)

Appendix 5 - List of recognised hardy native breeds of sheep


Badger Face Welsh
Balwen
Beulah Speckled Face
Black Welsh Mountain
Border Leicester
Boreray
Castlemilk Moorit
Clun Forest
Cotswold
Derbyshire Gritstone
Devon and Cornwall
Longwool
Devon Closewool
Dorset Down
Dorset Horn
Exmoor Horn
Greyface Dartmoor
Hampshire Down
Hebridean
Herdwick
Hill Radnor
Jacob
Kerry Hill
Leicester Longwool
Lincoln Longwool
Llandovery Whiteface Hill
Llanwenog
Lonk
Manx Loaghtan
Norfolk Horn
North Ronaldsay
Oxford Down
Portland
Romney
Ryeland (including Coloured)
Shetland
Shetland (Island1)
Shropshire
Soay
South Wales Mountain (Nelson type)
Southdown
Teeswater
Welsh Hill Speckled Face
Wensleydale
Whiteface Dartmoor
Whitefaced Woodland
Wiltshire Horn

1 ‘Island’ means pedigree-registered animals listed as being part of the ‘Island’ population of that breed, usually in a separate ‘closed’ sub-register within the relevant breed society’s herdbook.

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