North Country Cheviot Sheep

Jack and Joan Pledger
RR#8 Owen Sound, Ontario
N4K 5W4


Breeding Stock and Farmgate lamb sales

North Country Cheviots, Jan 2006Ewe lamb, born February 2005. Picture taken January 2006. First sheep in background, Mungo, new ram acquired 2005, out of prize stock.

Lambs, February 2006Lambs under heat lamps, February 2006

North Country Cheviot Related Websites

American North Country Cheviot Sheep Association

Alberta Sheep Breeders' Association, NCC Breed Profile and breeders.

British North Country Cheviot Society

Okalahoma State University North Country Cheviot Breed Information

The North Country Cheviot Sheep Society

British Sheep Trust

EAAP Animal Genetic Data Bank  North Country Cheviot Breed Genetics

Key Portal Sites Related to Shepherding

Canadian Coooperative Wool Growers excellent links to all sheep resourses;

comprehensive catalogue of products for shepherds

Ontario Sheep Marketing Agency current market data on Ontario sheep and lamb sales; good links section

American Lamb Council All about lamb in your kitchen --recipes, cuts, etc.  If you enjoy a cooking (and shopping) challenge try Lamb Bisteeya, the winning recipe in the Annual Lamb Cook-off in Vail Colorado

Canadian Sheep Breeders' Association organization of over 1000 breeders of purebred sheep across Canada, representing over 40 breeds of sheep.  Links to provincial associations

Canadian Sheep Federation the primary responsibility of the organization is to set national policy for the sheep industry

American Sheep Industry Association  represents the interests of the 64,000 sheep producers located throughout the United States.  Informative site.  Good selection of media available

University of New Mexico - Sheep Production and Management  excellent overview of sheep management.

Montana Wool Growers Association  Perhaps the best sheep-related links section on the Internet.  If you were wondering where you could acquire AI services for your flock, or buy a restored 19th century sheep wagon, this is the site for you.

Shearing World Unique international site for shearers around the world.