Frequently asked questions
Questions about sheep
What is a fell sheep?
How old is a sheep when it first
How long does a fell sheep usually
How many lambs does a sheep usually
What happens to the wool after clipping?
How many times is a sheep clipped?
What happens if a sheep cannot feed
all its lambs?
Do sheep always feed their lambs?
Why are some sheep bottle fed?
Why are some sheep black?
Why do some sheep have horns and
Do sheep only eat grass?
What happens when a sheep is sick?
Are sheep left on the fells in winter?
Can lambs and their mothers get
Questions about adopted sheep
How much does it cost to adopt a
How do I adopt a sheep?
Can I give my sheep its name?
Can I adopt a sheep as a gift?
What do I get when I adopt a sheep?
Do I own a sheep if I adopt it?
Questions about sheep dogs
What is a sheep dog?
What breed is a sheep dog?
What is a sheep dog trained to do?
How many sheep dogs does a hill
farmer usually have?
Where do sheep dogs live?
Questions about hill farmers
Why does a hill farmer carry
Questions about hill farming
Do we still need hill farms?
What is the future of the traditional
How does a farmer recognise his own
sheep if they share a fell with another farmers' sheep?
What happens to sheep after 4 years
on the fells?
How has hill farming shaped the
environment over hundreds of years?