Brecknock Hill Cheviot Sheep

About Brecknock Hill Cheviot SheepAbout Brecknock Hill Cheviot Sheep

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 polled.