About Ryeland Sheep
|Photo Source: National Sheep Association.|
Ryeland Sheep have face’s that are well-woolled and their
ears are of medium size, slightly dark in color. Ryeland's heads have no trace
of horn. Its chest is broad and fairly deep and has a straight, level back. Its
legs are a dull white color, well woolled to knee and hock with strong, compact
feet renowned for freedom from footrot. Its fleece is dense, free from dark fibers,
coarseness and kemp. Average mature ewe weighs 50-60kg, rams 75-80kg.
Content and Photo Source: National Sheep Association.