Brecknock Hill Cheviot
sheep were developed from Scottish Cheviot sheep that were introduced to Wales
in the 1850s. They are known for their longevity.
They have a white face
and legs. Their ears are erect with no ruff of wool behind them. They have no
wool on their face or on their legs below their knees or hock. They have broad,
strong backs. The rams are occasionally horned, and ewes are polled. The
average mature ewe weighs 60kg and rams weigh 90kg. Ewes and usually rams are