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UsesLamb, hogget, mutton. Wool: Carpet. The ewe is crossed with the Blue faced Leicester ram to produce the North of England Mule.
OriginNorth Yorkshire and old county of Westmorland now southern Cumbria.
ClassHill and Mountain breed. Horned. 2 horns in both sexes.
ColourPredominantly white fleece with some black around the neck. A black face with white on and around the muzzle and grey legs.
ParentageIndigenous horned sheep of the area.
The Swaledale Sheep Breeders Association