About Wensleydale Sheep
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are very large longwool sheep. They have a bold and alert carriage which is
accentuated by their broad, level backs on wide quarters and strong thighs.
They have a distinctive deep blue head and ears, which should be clean except
for a well-developed forelock of wool, usually referred to as the 'topping'.
Both genders are polled. Average mature ewe weighs 113kg, rams 136kg.
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National Sheep Association