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SHEEP SALES AND FARM TOURS IN THE ENGLISH LAKE DISTRICT | UK & EUROPE
Ryeland Sheep are one of the oldest breeds of British sheep. They are good natured docile sheep with high fertility, and are great mothers. They also rarely suffer problems with their feet. They are ideal sheep for small holdings or people new to keeping sheep. They do well on a diet of good grass, without the need for additional feed. This means they are particularly suitable for organic lamb production.
Their wool has also historically been highly prized, and Ryeland lamb is much sought after by rare-
Dowthwaite Head Farm breeds and sells a wide variety of sheep including Ryeland Sheep. Please contact us if you are interested in buying Ryeland Sheep or any other breeds of sheep, as we can acquire any rare breed of sheep.