Yes, ewe will always remind me of Derbyshire!

A former Derbyshire man is about to help preserve the future of  a local breed of sheep – back at his home in Germany, as Steve Brown reports.

In April this year, Reflections featured the  local efforts being made to preserve the future of the Derbyshire Gritstone – one of only two breeds of sheep native to the county  and a fine, robust animal well suited to ranging over bleak moorland; indeed its very name evokes its hardy nature and a vision of hills swept by wind and rain. Until now the breed has been a feature of the Pennine landscape, with a few flocks scattered elsewhere in the UK’s more mountainous areas…

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