Archive Article: 1998/09/25

25 September 1998

Breeders Allan Duffield of Husthwaite and Ruth Pedley, Bedale, with part of a consignment of Wensleydale sheep bound for Frances Massif Central region. Three shearling rams and 12 ewe lambs will produce rams for use on Rava hill sheep to provide higher quality crossbreds with improved fleeces. Several pedigree Wensleydale flocks have been established in Holland and an order for breeding stock has been received from Denmark. Further expansion into the EU is anticipated, says breed secretary, Frank Pedley.

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