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About Balwen Welsh Mountain SheepAbout Balwen Welsh Mountain Sheep



Photo Source: National Sheep Association
Photo Source: National Sheep Association
The Balwen Welsh Mountain sheep, one of the original Welsh breeds, stands out as a versatile and visually striking rare breed. Known for its adaptability across various seasons, it boasts a base color of black, dark brown, or dark grey, accentuated by a distinctive white stripe extending from the pole of the head to the top of the nose. Additionally, it features four white feet and a tail that is half white. On average, mature ewes weigh between 40 and 50 kilograms, while rams typically range from 45 to 60 kilograms.