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About Nelson South Wales Mountain SheepAbout Nelson South Wales Mountain Sheep



Photo Source: National Sheep Association
Photo Source: National Sheep Association
The Nelson South Wales Mountain Sheep shares a striking resemblance with other Welsh Mountain breeds, characterized by their hardy and resilient nature. However, there are notable distinctions that set them apart.

One prominent feature is their larger size compared to other Welsh Mountain varieties. Additionally, these sheep typically exhibit tan markings on their face and legs, along with a distinctive brown collar, adding a touch of individuality to their appearance.

Their fleece is dense and abundant, comprising an even mixture of white kempy fiber, which contributes to their overall resilience and adaptability to various environmental conditions. This dense fleece provides excellent insulation, ensuring their comfort and well-being in challenging climates characteristic of mountainous regions.