Balwen - Sheep

Balwen ewe

Balwen Details

Uses
Lamb, hogget, mutton. Conservation grazing. Wool: Home craft uses.
Origin
Tywi Valley, Wales, Great Britain
Class
Hill and Mountain. Horned rams, polled ewes, long tailed.
Colour
Balwen is Welsh for white blaze. The body is black, brown or dark grey with a white blaze on the face. All four feet are white. Half to 2/3rds of the tail is white.
Parentage
Unknown
Wool
A naturally coloured, black or dark grey wool with a soft/harsh feel
Fleece
1.25 - 1.75 kg
Staple Length
5 - 10 cm
Micron Range
33+
Breed Club

Balwen Welsh Mountain Sheep Society
www.balwensheepsociety.com, www.bcsba.org.uk

Balwen Description


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