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SHEEP SALES AND FARM TOURS IN THE ENGLISH LAKE DISTRICT | UK & EUROPE
Shetland Sheep have a long and illustrious history in the UK and were probably brought to Scotland by vikings. They are naturally hardy and long living. They are easy lambers and very well suited to harsh conditions, thriving at Dowthwaite Head Farm in the Lake District. They also produce good wool.
Being ‘browsers’ rather than just ‘grazers’ they are highly useful for conservation grazing. Although they are are small and slow-
Dowthwaite Head Farm breeds and sells a wide variety of sheep including Shetland Sheep. Please contact us if you are interested in buying Shetland Sheep or any other breeds of sheep, as we can acquire any rare breed of sheep.