Derbyshire Gritstone - Sheep

Derbyshire Gritstone Details

Uses
Lamb, hogget, mutton. Wool: Carpet, finer grades for hosiery and knitwear.
Origin
Goyt Valley, Peak District, Derbyshire, England
Class
Hill and Mountain breed. Polled.
Colour
White fleece, black face with white markings and white legs with black markings.
Parentage
Ancient breed carefully selected over many centuries.
Wool
A soft to medium handle white wool.
Fleece
2 - 3 kg
Staple Length
8 - 10 cm
Micron Range
31 - 33
Breed Club

The Derbyshire Gritstone Sheep Breeders Society
www.derbyshiregritstone.org.uk

Derbyshire Gritstone Description


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