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Cheviot

long-woolled, meat sheep from the UK, characterized by a prominent roman nose, woolless face, polled head and medium-quality wool.
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Texel PS100, PS90 Tannage Brae, PS80 Craigsford Mains, PS77, PS75 Elwartlaw, PS75 Greenhead, Suffolk PS95 Ladyflat, Suffolk cross PS85 Hundalee, Greenend, PS81 Spotmains, PS75 Elwartlaw, Cheviot Mule PS71 Lylestane, PS68 Hundalee, Cheviot PS70 Bowershields, PS67, PS63 Stagehall, PS65 Bluecairn, Bluefaced Leicester PS67 Hyndhope, Mule PS65 Mowhaugh Schoolhouse, PS63, PS54 Bow, PS59 Langraw, PS57 Hartside, Inchkeith, Trowsknowes, Falside, Hundalee, South Riccalton, Elwartlaw, Lleyn PS63, PS57 The Dods, Blackface PS50 Saughtree, PS43 Hundalee, Rough Fell PS49 Craigsford.
Taken from 3,000ft above the Cheviot Hills, in Northumberland, the images look more like the peaks of mountains in Antarctica.
The family have been very supportive members of the Cheviot sale since it was launched 11 years ago," said Llinos Hughes, of Bryn Eithiniog, Pontllyfni, Caernarfon.
Mr Pittendreigh said he's heartened by the number of North of England flockmasters who have opted for the Cheviot breed after losing their Swaledales in the foot-and-mouth epidemic of 2001.
North Country Cheviot 160p Earlside, 151p Carruthers.
The native cattle involved in the project, farmed by Adam Waugh, will be the only livestock grazing the Cheviot massif this summer.
INCOMERS: The McTurks brought Cheviots from south-west Scotland in 1855 to the Cnewr Estate, Powys, and from them bred Brecknock Hill Cheviots; HERDWICKS: Some 30% of the breed was lost to foot-and-mouth in 2001; SOUTH WALES MOUNTAIN: This breed does well on mining polluted land; VIKING: AHerdwick ram.
He experimented with different breeds, such as Lleyn, Scottish Black Face and South Country Cheviots, before settling on pedigree Welsh Mountain and North Country Cheviots.
Gethin was a founder member - and is now vice-chairman - of the Brecknock Hill Cheviot Marketing Scheme that was set up eight years ago.
The Brecknock Hill Cheviot really comes into its own in conditions like this.
Clerkhill Cheviots - ewe lambs PS61, shearlings PS76, PS75, 1 crop PS69, 2 crop PS72, 3 crop PS68, 4 crop PS66, 5 crop PS63.
Brian also plans to produce pure-bred Brecknock Hill Cheviots for the Marks and Spencer marketing scheme.