Explore the world of coloured sheep with us
Welcome to the Black & Coloured Sheep Breeders' Association of New Zealand
There are millions of sheep in New Zealand and most of them are white. This site is about all the rest: sheep with naturally (not dyed) black, grey, brown and cream coloured wool.
Please use the menu to explore our site, and learn more about the world of coloured sheep and wool in New Zealand.
A comprehensive guide to judging fleeces (PDF 1.1 MB), which includes images of judging cards, and a sample fibre diameter profile of a Merino and a Romney fleece. Essential reading for both judges and fleece growers, to complement "A System for Judging Sheep" (PDF 440 KB).
Site last updated on 19th February 2017