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Hebridean Sheep
The hebridean sheep - a breed of small black sheep with black wool - fading to brown in the sun. They are considerably smaller than other breeds of sheep .Hebridean's are hardy and able to thrive on rough grazing. The faces and legs are completely black, and both sexes can have two or four horns. Hebridean sheep thrive well - in fact their grazing is actually of a benefit to the environment - the dunes and the famous machair, heath and moorland

Highland Cows, Sheep, Lambs - Western Isles Cattle photos

Yes I know that they are only cattle or sheep on little lambs but still they create a pretty picture here in The Western Isles. The hebridean sheep - a breed of small black sheep with black wool - fading to brown in the sun. They are considerably smaller than other breeds of sheep.
Highland Cattle  - Western Isles
Highland cattle are a breed of Cows that have long horns and a wavy coat. Breeding stock has been transported from the Western Isles to the rest of the world, especially Australia and North America. The breed was developed from two sets of stock, one originally black, and the other reddish.......
Highland Cattle  - Western Isles
Our Iron Age ancestors were farmers, and among their livestock they kept sheep. Archaeological digs have shown that these early northern domestic sheep were smaller than the modern commercial sheep seen grazing in our fields today. They had short tails and many were horned – even multi horned. ....
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