North Ronaldsay Sheep
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rnrnNorth Ronaldsay are a small rare breed of sheep of thernNorthern short-tailed group of breeds. They have remained virtually unchanged.rnTheir most unique feature is their diet, which consists mostly of seaweed.rnMature ewes rarely exceed 25 kg (55 lbs); rams about 30 to 35 kg (66-77 lbs.).rnThey are primitive and fine-boned and have evolved in a specialized seashorernenvironment on their native island.rn

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rnrnThey adapt well to mainland management includingrnconservation grazing. Rams are horned, but ewes can be horned, polled, orrnscurred. Virtually any color of wool is possible. Wool is fairy fine, with somernkemp. Rams develop a mane and beard of coarse hair. There are about 3,700 ofrnthese sheep still on the island of North Ronaldsay.rnrn



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