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Captured at Cotswold Farm Park these sheep being a rare breed called Soay. The Soay has the most primitive appearance of any British sheep breed and takes its name from the island of Soay in the St. Kilda group. Soay means “sheep island” in Norse which suggests that there have been sheep on the island since at least the time of the Vikings.

Captured at Cotswold Farm Park these sheep being a rare breed called Soay.

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Raising Sheep for Fiber by Sherri Lyons. Considering raising sheep for their fiber? Continue reading to find out more about the different breeds and what grade of wool you might need if choose to raise sheep for fiber. http://mollygreen.com/blog/raising-sheep-for-fiber/

Raising Sheep for Fiber

Omahaki feral sheep, one of several of Merino type known. Have either black and white wool. Several small breeding groups are maintained in captivity by Rare Breed enthusiasts.

Mohaka sheep, description and photos. Rare Breeds livestock of New Zealand. The Rare Breeds Conservation Society of New Zealand lists and describes rare and minority breeds that it aims to preserve and promote.

The Soay breed of sheep, from the very remote islands of St Kilda. This is an extremely primitive breed...this breed has been around since the Neolithic stone age

The Soay breed of sheep, from the very remote islands of St Kilda, Western Isles, Scotland. This is an extremely primitive breed.this breed has been around since the Neolithic Stone Age

Soay Sheep, St Kilda, Scotland ~ remotest part of the British Isles, west of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, July 2013. Soay sheep are primitive sheep found no where else in the world.

Soay Sheep ~ St Kilda, Scotland ~ remotest part of the British Isles, west of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, July Soay sheep are primitive sheep found no where else in the world.

Faroese sheep on The Faroe Islands

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Gotland Sheep  The breed was first established on the Swedish island of Gotland by the Vikings with Karakul and Romanov sheep brought back from expeditions deep into Russia and crossed with the native landrace sheep.

Gotland Sheep The breed was first established on the Swedish island of Gotland by the Vikings with Karakul and Romanov sheep brought back from expeditions deep into Russia and crossed with the native landrace sheep.

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