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North Country Cheviot

Tups up to 130kg and ewes 80kg.
Purebred on the hill and used to produce crossbred females.
Scottish Blackface

Tups up to70kg and ewes 54kg.
Extremely hardy and adaptable. Purebred on the hill and much sought after to produce crossbred females.
South Country Cheviot

Tups up to 100kg and ewes to 60kg.
Purebred on the hill and in demand to produce crossbred females.
Swaledale

Tups up to 73kg and ewes 54kg
As a hill sheep and also to produce crossbred females
Bluefaced Leicester

Rams up to 150kg and ewes up to 86kg
Rams crossed with hill ewes to produce commercial ewes calles MULES.
Border Leicester

Tups up to 150kg and ewes to 100kg
Tups crossed with hill ewes to produce commercial ewes called HALFBREDS.
Jacob

Tups up to 54kg and ewes 36kg.
Wool prized due to its colours. Lambing Percentage 130 - 180%.
Shetland

Tups weigh up to 45kg and ewes 35kg
Form the basis of the wool industry of the Shetland Isles. Fleeces occur in a range of natural colours and the wool is of the finest quality.
Suffolk

Tups up to 150kg and ewes 90kg.
Commonly used as a Terminal sire to produce high quality prime lamb. Very fast lean growth rate and excellent carcase quality. Lambing Percentage averages 140%.
Zwartbles
Scottish Mule

Produced by crossing BLACKFACE ewes with a BLUEFACED LEICESTER tup.
Crossed with a terminal sire to produce prime lambs
Scottish Greyface

Produced by crossing BLACKFACE ewes with a BORDER LEICESTER tup.
Crossed with a terminal sire to produce prime lambs
Scottish Halfbred

Produced by crossing a CHEVIOT ewe with a BORDER LEICESTER tup.
Prime lamb production when crossed with a terminal sire
Beltex

A meat sheep
Charollais

Tups up to 110kg and ewes to 80kg.
Good milk yield for both pure and crossbreds. The lambs have daily weight gains of about 400g. Lambing Percentage is around 180%
Texel

A meat sheep. Lambs grow fast, weight gain of 400g per day not unusual. Lambing percentage 150 - 200%.