Herdwick


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Herdwick

(ˈhɜːdwɪk)
n
(Breeds) a hardy breed of coarse-woolled sheep from NW England
[C19: from obsolete herdwick pasture, sheep farm (see herd2 (sense 1), wick2); the breed is thought to have originated on the herdwicks of Furness Abbey]
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She hired shepherds for her flocks of herdwick sheep, becoming an expert breeder and helping to save them from extinction.
takes a snow The farm is also home to traditional sheep breeds, including Badger Face Welsh Mountain and Herdwick sheep.
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One of the main highlights is the braised Herdwick lamb breast, a dish packed with flavour served with peas, carrots and mint chutney.
This traditional Edwardian country house has 11 bedrooms and two AA rosettes, no doubt due to friendly managers Jamie and Jane, and chef Daniel Hopkins, whose menus use many local ingredients including Herdwick lamb.
Following on from his wonderful and successful biography The Shepherd's Life, James Rebanks now brings us The Illustrated Herdwick Shepherd, an enchanting new memoir.
A number of traditional breeds are used on the farm including Badger-faced Welsh Mountain, Welsh Mountain and Herdwick sheep.
Once we arrived it quickly became apparent that men had been chased by a couple of Herdwick sheep.
Jill and Steven Gale discovered the dead six-week-old Herdwick lamb on land close to their farmhouse in Loftus.
2013 has been a great year for UK registrations, with seven regional products including Fenland Celery, Stornoway Black Pudding and Lakeland Herdwick added to the EU's growing PFN register.