North Country Cheviot - Sheep

North Country Cheviot Details

Uses
Lamb, hogget, mutton. Wool: coarse grades are used in blends for blankets and carpet. Fine grades are used in yarns for knitwear and tweed style cloth.
Origin
Caithness, Sutherland and Ross-shire, Northern Scotland
Class
Hill and Mountain breed. Polled ewes, rams are occasionally horned.
Colour
White face, legs and white fleece.
Parentage
Selected from ‘Long Hill’ sheep from the borders of England and Scotland.
Wool
A very soft, lustrous white wool.
Fleece
2 - 3 kg
Staple Length
6 - 12cm
Micron Range
30 - 33
Breed Club

North Country Cheviot Society
www.nc-cheviot.co.uk 

North Country Cheviot Description

There are three varieties of North Country Cheviot: The Border, Caithness and Hill.


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