The advantages and qualities of the Welsh Mountain Sheep remain as relevant
and as important to agriculture in the twenty-first century as it had been for
The breed is unrivalled in its native environment, its exceptional hardness and
ability to survive in difficult circumstances means that it can thrive where other
breeds would perish.
Welsh Mountain Sheep are excellent browsers, economical to purchase and to
maintain, they make outstanding mothers, are protective of their young and
have easy lambing whether inside or outside. The lambs are born with a good
covering of wool to enable them to survive. They are active from the start
without the need for a lot of extra feeding, thriving best on mother’s milk and
the natural pasture uplands of Wales.