A small, athletic looking sheep that has something of the look of a gazelle about it, the Soay is an exceptionally hardy sheep and can survive in the most adverse conditions. Will consider a swap with similar age ram. Easy to keep, pleasing to look at & unbelievably tasty & low in fat. 477 likes. The history of Soay Sheep is where to begin learning more about the small, primitive sheep. Soay sheep. Because they are a small sheep they are easy to … All registered, apart from lambs which are eligible for registration. ... Soay - For Sale: ... Ram lambs for sale, north Scotland. Anecdotal evidence suggests few footrot problems, low incidence of flystrike (Soays can shed their own fleeces) and general resistance to most health problems affecting more developed breeds. Contact: Tricia Stewart Elysium Farm Holmfirth W Yorks HD9 2TS, ============================================================, a selection of Registered mouflon yearling, we also have three senior ladies looking for positions as matriarchs / minders for their comfortable retirements. Soay Sheep is a breed of primitive sheep originated on the Island of Soay, off the coast of Scotland. Even the rams, which can get to be 70 to 80 pounds, are manageable by one person. All ideal for a new starter flock. A Hardy Viking Sheep from the Western Isles of Scotland. Rare, primitive British Soay sheep. Depending on the location, lambing percentages range from 80-90% when left to their own devices but can reach 150% in the lowlands with good management. Sire Kinver Edge Trojan (S16753). We have three rare breeds ~ Soay sheep and Boreray sheep which originate from St Kilda, Scotland, and also Balwen sheep which are from Mid-Wales.. All our sheep are frequently handled and have Registered Pedigrees. For details, please contact by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or phone Phil and Suzanne Tomlinson, 01955 602878. British Soay Sheep. Due to the remoteness of the islands, the breed survived for thousands of years in near total isolation, therefore remaining genetically unchanged. We will have a range of pedigree Soay sheep for sale, in 2021 All are pedigree and their parents are both registered, therefore they can be fully registered too. Wethers/lambs for meat or conservation or other grazing. We will have a range of pedigree Soay sheep for sale, in 2021 All are pedigree and their parents are both registered, therefore they can be fully registered too. Native Breed Rare Breed . Please email for more info and photos. 01765 82 40 50 Because they are a small sheep they are … All our sheep are frequently handled and have Registered Pedigrees. ... a house for sale in the window of a Portree estate agent seemingly having the answer. ====================================================, Two Registered Soay Ewe Lambs for sale born April 2020. A small, athletic looking sheep that has something of the look of a gazelle about it, the Soay is an exceptionally hardy sheep and can survive in the most adverse conditions. Come to the bucket. British Soay Sheep. Welcome to the Gaerllwyd Flocks of Rare Breed Sheep and Poultry.. Our flocks live in the hills of South Wales between the Usk and Wye river valleys. Soay rams for sale including Elysium Dock born 2018, Elysium Henry 2017 are proven and Elysium Blueberry 2018. Rare, primitive British Soay sheep. They are the oldest European sheep, and predate the division of Wool and Hair Sheep. News alert: the sheep of Scotland are shrinking! Soay sheep have blood lines that run all the way back to an island off Scotland called St. Kilda. PLEASE LET US KNOW WHEN YOUR ANIMALS ARE SOLD SO THAT THEY CAN BE REMOVED FROM THIS PAGE. 5 ewe lambs. Some buyers mistakenly believe that unregistered sheep can be registered at a later date. Dam Stanton (S16011). All registered with Grassroots. Choice of 3 yearling rams. We have three rare breeds ~ Soay sheep and Boreray sheep which originate from St Kilda, Scotland, and also Balwen sheep which are from Mid-Wales.. All our sheep are frequently handled and have Registered Pedigrees. The Society does not recommend or endorse any sellers or animals that are advertised on this site. Dam – Stanton (S16015). The Soay sheep is descended from feral sheep on the island of Soay about 40 mi from the Western Isles of Scotland. They are in fine nick. Sadly due to health reason they now must go. Soay sheep are small and easy to deal with. Sheep as God intended. Sire -Kinver Edge Trojan (S16753). Collection, local delivery or possible transport south by livestock haulier. Soay sheep are the oldest surviving British breed of livestock and are a remnant of an ancient semi-domestic sheep that populated northern Europe in prehistoric times. British Soay originate from the islands of St. Kilda off the coast of Scotland dating over 5,000 years ago. Registered Yearling Ram – April 2019 – Good natured – Hep Vaccinated and wormed The Soay is a small (45 to 90 pound), hardy domestic sheep. Thousands of years ago, Neolithic man settled the isolated four-island archipelago we now call St. Kilda, located 41 miles off the west coast of Scotland. The Soay is exceptionally hardy and can survive in the most adverse conditions. SOAY ram from the Kilvaree Flock (Established 2008) =============================================. This advert is located in and around Leek, Staffs. In short, because of climate change. It has a strong flavour with a gamey taste in comparison to more common sheep breeds. Also, a range of Elysium ewes, some with September 2020 lambs at foot. This advert is located in and around Leek, Staffs. No one is certain of its origins, however, it is thought to be the remnant of a prehistoric semi-domestic sheep brought to Britain prior to £50 Each For Sale Range of pedigree Soay sheep for sale 2021- namesbeing take. Philip Mapson – 07836614222 or email email@example.com. A Hardy Viking Sheep from the Western Isles of Scotland. Conachair flock Boreray for sale now that April/May born lambs are ready to wean. Soay sheep come from the remote islands of Soay and Hirta, sixty miles off the northwest coast of Scotland, where they have survived as a stranded, isolated population for thousands of years, completely unmanaged by man. Jo and Pete, MOSSOAY FLOCK, Westown, Perthshire, Scotland, mobile: 07713 402 100 It has been protected for 5,000 years, thanks to its isolated conditions on a series of North Atlantic islands, called the St. Kilda group. Soays are probably the most primitive sheep in the world. The Soay sheep is a breed of domestic sheep from Scotland. British Soay originate from the islands of St. Kilda off the coast of Scotland dating over 5,000 years ago. Handsome dark ram born in 2019, ready for breeding this year, birth notified and to be registered at sale. To be registered before sale. All birth notified/registered at sale. Soay sheep for sale. Annual Scratch and Dent Sale: Newly-Retired Flocksires We usually have one or more newly-retired flock sires for sale after they have completed their assigned task with the ewes. 6 yearling ewes (gimmers). Please contact:Judith Elt in Warwickshire (Caithness, north Scotland), MOSSOAY FLOCK, PERTHSHIRE, SCOTLAND are pleased to offer for sale:-, all lambs are eligible for RBST registration and will be RBST registered unless wethered, More information / contact details on our website: soayflockscotland.com To advertise on the website please email your advertisement to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Soay Sheep are a very rare, very hardy, landrace sheep. Soay’s are very hardy. 9am-6pm Mon-Fri / 9am-4pm Sat / 9am-1pm Sun. Individual Sheep Most of the individual Sheep listed below have been sold. Possibly looking for a ram swap this season too. Soay sheep society members can advertise free of charge on this site (text advert only) as part of their £12 annual membership fee. Its origins are in the wilds of western Scotland and its most important characteristic is its variety - variety in size, shape, wool and temperament. A rare opportunity has arisen to purchase this eight bedroom lodge with adjacent cottage located on … Remax Skye, IV49, +44 1471 827001 ** Soay (Scottish Gaelic: Sòdhaigh, pronounced [ˈs̪ɔː.aj]) is an island just off the coast of Skye, in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland. Ewes can produce lambs at up to 10-12 years old. The Soay Sheep Society was founded by a group of Soay owners realising the need for a representative body to speak and act on behalf of Soay and Boreray sheep. Why Buy This Breed? A Hardy Viking Sheep from the Western Isles of Scotland. The meat from the Soay sheep is considered lean, tender and low in cholesterol. £50 Each For Sale Range of pedigree Soay sheep for sale 2021- namesbeing take. The Soay (Ovis aries) is a small Scottish wool sheep which is often grouped with the northern short-tailed breeds but it is in fact more primitive.