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Herdwick sheep were probably introduced by Norse settlers during the Viking invasions (10th-11th c.). The husbandry of the sheep has been a large factor in shaping the culture & terrain of the Lake District. Beatrix Potter was involved with breeding Herdwicks & bequeathed 15 farms to the National Trust. Per her instructions all continue to graze Herdwick flocks.

Swaledale Sheep. These are the sheep I think of when someone says "sheep" because they're all over the place in North Yorkshire.

Northumberland farmer welcomes unseasonal arrivals as 'worlds cutest lambs' are born

Cutest sheep breed ever! Look at those little black eyes. My "someday farm" just gained some new residents.

The Scottish Blackface is the most common breed of domestic sheep in the United Kingdom. This tough and adaptable breed is often found in the more exposed locations, such as the Scottish Highlands or roaming on the moors of Dartmoor. It is also known as Blackfaced Highland, Kerry, Linton, Scottish Mountain, Scottish Highland, Scotch Blackface and Scotch Horn.[Wikipedia] - Scotland

Cute animal pictures: 100 of the cutest animals!

A little #lamb always has time to stop and smell the flowers. #cute #animals

Oxford breed sheep. My aunt says that this is the breed that was raised on the family farm generations back. Now her grandson is raising them again.