Black Welsh Mountain Sheep

About Black Welsh Mountain SheepAbout Black Welsh Mountain Sheep

Hardiness and self-reliance are the outstanding features of this ancient breed. Hill flocks of this breed, in normal conditions, require no supplementary feeding, they thrive on the short rough grasses and herbage of the unploughable uplands. They are an ideal breed for the smallholder as well as being used in their natural environment on the hill. They are a good breed for children to work with as they are shown on halters and the lambs are easy to handle. They cross well with terminal breeds to produce good quality tasty meat both as a crossbred and as a purebred. Average mature ewe weighs 45kg, rams 60-65kg.

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Black Welsh Mountain Sheep Associations

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