articles about sheep
John Brooks - ICSA believes that a bolt-on action or menu of actions similar to the BEEP scheme should be introduced under the Sheep Welfare Scheme.
Photos: Who took home the silverware at the recent The Royal Ulster Premier Beef & Lamb Championships? - see the entire gallery here.
One of the UK’s oldest surviving breeds, the Norfolk Horn sheep is also among the UK’s rarest breed and was used in the creation of the Suffolk breed. Read all about the breed below.
The son of a former dairy farmer, John Ryan is now rearing Suckler cows and sheep on the family farm near Balla in Co. Mayo. Read his story below.
A domestic breed of sheep raised primarily for meat production and with lambs that reach slaughter weight at just 16 weeks old, the Wiltshire Horn is this week’s featured breed. Read all about them below.
A multi-purpose breed raised in Central Asia since 1,400 B.C., the Karakul are among the rarest breeds in the world.
Luna is a sheep farmer who once farmed in the tough terrain that is the Mezzogiorno in Italy. She now farms in Cavan where she runs her own sheep enterprise. Read her story in full below!
A domestic breed hailing from France, the Ouessant breed is said to be among the world’s rarest and smallest breeds. Read all about them below.
A domestic breed of sheep native to Scotland, the Shetland sheep are raised for their very fine wools, while they are also raised on occasion for meat production. Learn all about the Shetland sheep breed below.