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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