Beulah Speckled Face characteristics

Beulah Speckled Face is primarily raised to cross other breeds to produce market lambs for meat and also make good mothers, produce plenty of milk. The Beulah Speckled Face Sheep has been bred on the hills surrounding Builth Wells, for over one hundred years.

Originated in the Unite kingdom mostly seen in  Eppynt, Llanafan Fawr, Abergwesyn, and Llanwrtyd Wells and [arts of Wales.

Beulah Speckled Face breed information

A medium built breed which has a face free of wool and spots of white on a black body.

The mature rams weigh around 86kg (190 lb) and ewes weigh around 52kg(115 lb).

The fleece weighs around 1.4 kg to 2.5 kg.

The staple length is 7.5 to 12.5 cm and the diameter is 25 microns.

The wool is used in garments and fabrics industries.

Both ewes and rams are polled(no horns).

Things to know

The purebred sheep’s meat is not of export quality as market demands lean meat and fast-growing sheep. So they are crossed with  Suffolk, Texel or Bluefaced Leicester to produce market demanding lambs.

They are considered easy-to-handle, not a high maintenance breed.

The Beulah Speckled-Faced Sheep Society was founded in 1958, Wales.

Brief characteristics of Beulah Speckled Face

Breed NameBeulah Speckled Face
Other Name
Country/Place of OriginUnited Kingdom
Breed PurposeMeat 
Breed Sizemedium
86kg (190 lb)
Ewe(Female)52kg(115 lb)
Good for Stall Fedopen grazing 
Climate Tolerancelocal conditions

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