Swaledale sheep


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Swaledale sheep

English carpetwool, meat sheep, black face, gray muzzle; similar to Black-faced mountain sheep.
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Ben is given a taste of life as a hill shepherd, learns the highs and lows of farming life and finds out how Amanda copes looking after such a huge family as well as her 1,000 native Swaledale sheep.
A Swaledale sheep proved not to be an appropriate visual aid for teacher <BJohn as far as the headteacher was concerned
Steve Messam - who previously completed a "trial run" in his home county using fleeces from Swaledale sheep - created Clad as part of a two-week arts project called Beyond Pattern which celebrated the cultural and industrial heritage in mid-Wales.
Most of the food is supplied by Pinchinthorpe's own farm and vegetable garden, including Large Black pigs, Swaledale sheep, Dexter cattle, Marans and Light Sussex chickens.
The flock of 115 pedigree Swaledale sheep were taken some time in the last couple of weeks from the two farms, Rigg and Nethercairn.
The Swaledale sheep was put down earlier this year after the disease broke out close to the farm where it was grazing.
This year he was showing his Swaledale sheep and won four firsts and two thirds.
Addicted to Sheep follows a year in the life of Tom and Kay Hutchinson and their three school-age children as they farm a flock of pedigree Swaledale sheep in picturesque but remote Forest-in-Teesdale.
The film documents a year in the life of Tom and Kay Hutchinson and their three school-age children as they farm a flock of pedigree Swaledale sheep in picturesque but remote Forest-in-Teesdale.
Swaledale sheep are also able to rear lambs where other breeds can not, thereby contributing to the maintenance of the unique assemblage of plants, the wide array of wading birds and the vast area of blanket bog in Teesdale, where a diet provided by varied vegetation - complemented by carefully selected supplementary feed - contributes to the distinctive flavour of the lamb.
This acclaimed and celebrated show, at one time known as the 'Swaledale Royal' - a distinction awarded for the quality of Swaledale sheep exhibited in those days - still remains one of the most popular traditional Dales shows in the area.