and Welcome to Garreg Fach
Home of the Garreg Fach flock of Rare Breed Registered Pedigree Greyface Dartmoor Sheep in Llangadfan, Mid Wales, UK.
The Greyface Dartmoor is a delightful and beautiful breed of sheep, quiet and easy to handle. The Greyface Dartmoor is a hardy breed suited to grazing uplands and able to cope with most weather conditions. The breed is known for being placid and easy to bucket train.
- A sturdy longwool breed with a long, lustrous fleece.
- Ewes weigh around 60-70kg and rams, 75-100kg.
- The white face should be the only part of the sheep that is free of wool.
- There should be distinctive black or grey speckling around the nose.
The Greyface Dartmoor is known for its ability to survive and reproduce in adverse weather conditions and historically it was the best suited breed to utilise hill and mountain grazing.
The Greface Dartmoor breed was badly affected in the UK 2001 Foot and Mouth epidemic and is currently at Category 4 on the Rare Breeds Survival Trust's list of endangered breeds.
At Garreg Fach our aim is in breeding quality and not quantity; we have excellent stock and are working within the guidelines of the breed society to safeguard the pure bred Greyface Dartmoor, producing pedigree registered sheep.
Should you be looking for additions to your flock please contact us.