These coloured sheep were introduced to Britain from Holland in the 1980's.They are a striking, large black sheep with a white blaze from crown to nose. They have up to four white socks and a white tip to their undocked tails. Zwartbles sheep are very maternal and prolific. They are extremely milky and can suckle twins and triplets with ease. Lambs grow at a tremendous rate and have lean meat. The fleeces are of good quality, with plenty of crimp and lovely shading from brown to black.