Castlemilk Moorit Sheep
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Castlemilk Morrit Sheep were developed during the the earlyrnyears of the 20th century. The late Sir Jock Buchanan-Jardine began a breedingrnprogram on his Castlemilk Estate in Dumfriesshire. Using Manx Loghtan, mooritrnShetland, and wild Mouflon, he developed a breed to beautify his parkland andrnprovide fine, kemp-free moorit colored wool. On the death of Sir JohnrnBuchanan-Jardine the flock was dispersed in 1970, and six ewes and a ram werernbought by Joe Henson at the Cotswold Farm Park.

All of today's Castlemilk Moorits are descended from thesernfew sheep. The Castlemilk Moorit is one of the larger primitive-type breeds,rnwith mature ewes weighing in the region of 40 kgs. (85 lbs.) and rams 55 kgs.rn(120 lbs.) The ewes exhibit two uniform and wide spreading horns which are muchrnheavier and evenly spiralled in the rams. Light brown or moorit in color, theyrnhave definite mouflon pattern markings to include white underparts around therneyes, lower jaw, belly, knees and inside lower leg and tail together with arnrump patch.

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