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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Stephen has a flock of 1,000 Swaledale sheep and 30 Aberdeen Angus cattle and regularly sells at the mart.
Victim Robert Hutchinson said in a statement to the court: "As a Swaledale sheep farmer I don't make a great deal of money.
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.
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.
To him, the fells are not a holiday destination but the site of his hardest work, the place where he herds 600 Herdwick and Swaledale sheep.
This year he was showing his Swaledale sheep and won four firsts and two thirds.
A Swaledale sheep proved not to be an appropriate visual aid for teacher <BJohn as far as the headteacher was concerned
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.