BREED STANDARD

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The Breed Standard used by the North American Shetland Sheepbreeders Association (NASSA) was written by the Shetland Flock Book Society of the Shetland Islands in 1927 with the aim of preserving the classic Shetland, preventing loss of type through crossbreeding or indiscriminate breeding.  The Shetland Sheep Society (dealing with the United Kingdom outside of Shetland) uses this standard and NASSA's predecessor adopted a similar standard for use in North American in 1991. NASSA reaffirmed the 1927 Shetland Flock Book Society Standard  in 2000.

SHETLAND SHEEP STANDARD

Description and Scale of Points  Score-100

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