Ryeland Sheep

About Ryeland SheepAbout Ryeland Sheep

Ryeland Sheep have faces that are well-woolled and their ears are of medium size, slightly dark in color. Ryeland's heads have no trace of horn. Its chest is broad and fairly deep and has a straight, level back. Its legs are a dull white color, well woolled to knee and hock with strong, compact feet renowned for freedom from footrot. Its fleece is dense, free from dark fibers, coarseness and kemp. Average mature ewe weighs 50-60kg, rams 75-80kg.

Content and Photo Source: National Sheep Association.