sheep come from the Valais region of southern Switzerland. They are a rare dual-purpose breed that is raised both for
meat and for wool. Both rams and ewes are horned and they have a very distinct black-hole face - their faces, eyes, and noses are all black surrounded by long
sheep are well adapted life in
the high mountains and they graze even on the steepest, stoniest slopes.
Other than Switzerland Valais Blacknose sheep can be found in
Germany and recently 10 ewes and one ram where imported into Scotland by a
rancher named Raymond Irvine.