“The North Ronaldsay sheep are members of the northern short-tailed group and are quite small only about 25 kilos in weight. They were formerly found throughout Orkney . “
“The family farm is most at risk from non-favourable trade terms, and is often overlooked by retailers who want to buy in bulk from bigger producers. “
The presence of B. venatorum in the United Kingdom represents a new risk to humans working, living, or hiking in areas harboring infected ticks and livestock, particularly sheep.
North Ronaldsay, Orkney’s most northerly island community, is seeking applicants for a unique role overseeing care and repair work on a historic stone dyke that plays a vital part in the management of a unique local breed of ancient seaweed eating sheep.
Des. Res. for the sheep!