© Wayne Hutchinson
One of the UK’s largest hill sheep breeds – the Rough Fell – is seeing growing interest among Cumbria farmers.  Flockmasters in Cumbria believe the frame and shape of Rough Fell sheep is driving demand for the Mules among commercial producers. Although ewe size and its effect on flock margins continues to be an issue for debate, the strong conformation of Rough Fell Mules is considered an asset. The Rough Fell is one of the UK’s biggest hill sheep, but is […]