3 Outstanding Harrop Flock Ewes of John
High Moor Stock Tups 2019 (3)
Derbyshire Gritstones tups sold 2018
L - Reserve Champion Derbyshire Gritston
Derbyshire Gritstone Shearling Ewes 2017
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High Moor
Harrop & Upper Edge

Pure Bred Derbyshire Gritstones

About Us

Top Class Derbyshire Gritstone Sheep

Since 1975 we’ve been breeding high quality pure bred Derbyshire Gritstone sheep. In 40+ years we've produced over 500 registered breeding rams that have gone on to have a major influence on the breed across the land. The High Moor flock has produced the champion tup at the annual show and sale an unrivaled 14 times since 1983!

We're active members of the Derbyshire Gritstone Sheepbreeders Society - find more about the breed on their website here: www.derbyshiregritstonesheep.com

 

At High Moor Farm we run approximately 400 Derbyshire Gritstone ewes at over 1,000 feet above sea-level. Tupping time is from mid-November with lambs born outside from mid-April.

 

High moor history

Some coverage of our Derbyshire Gritstone successes over the years

The High Moor flock of Derbyshire Gritst
The High Moor flock of Derbyshire Gritst
Coverage of High Moor flock in Farmers M
Coverage of High Moor flock in Farmers M
Yorkshire Post 2018
Yorkshire Post 2018
Yorkshire Post 2018 (p2)
Yorkshire Post 2018 (p2)
Our Derbyshire Gritstones in the RBST Ma
Our Derbyshire Gritstones in the RBST Ma
Champion Derbyshire Gritstone -2000s
Champion Derbyshire Gritstone -2000s

Homebred 2-shear Derbyshire Gritstone claims champion at annual show and sale

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Derbyshire Gritstone champion - 1993

Champion and a strong price for this Derbyshire Gritstone tup at the annual sale

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Champion Derbyshire Gritstone

This tup was champion Derbyshire Gritstone at Bakewell in the 1980s

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Derbyshire Gritstone Champ - 1989

Champion Derbyshire Gritstone at Haslingden in 1989

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Champion & Reserve Derbyshire Grits

Taking both the Champion and Reserve titles at the annual Derbyshire Gritstone sale

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Derbyshire Gritstone sale 2012

Clipping from the Farmers Guardian on the Derbyshire Gritstone sale at Clitheroe in 2012

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Derbyshire Gritstone Sale 2015

Clipping from the Farmers Guardian about the Derbyshire Gritstone sale c.2015

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Derbyshire Gritstone sale 2016

Record prices for Derbyshire Gritstones at Clitheroe in 2016

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Derbsyhire Gritstone Sale 1992

A High Moor bred Derbyshire Gritstone tup breaks the sale record in 1992 at Haslingden

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Derbyshire Gritstone Sale 2000s

Another market topper from High Moor - 2 shear Derbyshire Gritstone tup

 

Stock for sale

If you are interested in buying some Derbyshire Gritstones - why not get in touch?

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Breeding Rams

BREEDING FEMALES

This is your chance to buy from the best Derbyshire Gritstone bloodlines in the country. Tups for sale at the annual breed sale at Clitheroe Auction mart (early-mid October) or contact us for private purchases! In the last 3 years we've had several tups make 3,000gns or more.

Tups are half your flock so buy the best!

A good ewe is key - we run around 350 Derbyshire Gritstone ewes, so if you are looking for lambs, shearlings or ewes we could have stock to suit...

 

We will have a small number of registered ewe lambs and shearling ewes available in late August / September - get in touch for more information. 

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Buy show quality

In 2017 this Derbyshire Gritstone tup lamb was shown twice - first at the Great Yorkshire where it won its class and reserve male champion. Secondly at the annual breed sale at Clitheroe where it was champion tup lamb and highest priced tup lamb at 900gns! In 2018 and 2019 it went on to take breed champion at several shows! Various High Moor bred tups took the breed titles at 2019 shows including The Great Yorkshire, Halifax,  Harden Moss, Kilnsey and Westmoreland.

If you have any questions then please get in touch!

 
 

OUR SHEEP

A few photos of our Derbyshire Gritstones

Retained Homebred Tup
Retained Homebred Tup
3,500gns Redfearn_Needham Stock Tup
3,500gns Redfearn_Needham Stock Tup
Read Bred Stock Tup by 1,800gns Heathcot
Read Bred Stock Tup by 1,800gns Heathcot
High Moor Stock Tups 2019 (3)
High Moor Stock Tups 2019 (3)
Champion at Clitheroe 2019 (2,000gns to
Champion at Clitheroe 2019 (2,000gns to
2019 High Moor Derbyshire Gritstone Tups
2019 High Moor Derbyshire Gritstone Tups

Outstanding sheep - retained as stock tup

Top priced Derbyshire Gritstone (R) at C
Top priced Derbyshire Gritstone (R) at C
High Moor Derbyshire Gritstone tups for
High Moor Derbyshire Gritstone tups for
2019 High Moor Derbyshire Gritstone Tups
2019 High Moor Derbyshire Gritstone Tups
2019 High Moor Derbyshire Gritstone Tups
2019 High Moor Derbyshire Gritstone Tups
2019 High Moor Derbyshire Gritstone Tups
2019 High Moor Derbyshire Gritstone Tups
2019 High Moor Derbyshire Gritstone Tups
2019 High Moor Derbyshire Gritstone Tups
Derbyshire Gritstones tups sold 2018
Derbyshire Gritstones tups sold 2018
Derbyshire Gtitstone ewes for in-lamb sa
Derbyshire Gtitstone ewes for in-lamb sa
Best Derbyshire Gritstone tup of 2018 (m
Best Derbyshire Gritstone tup of 2018 (m
One of the best Derbyshire Gritstone she
One of the best Derbyshire Gritstone she
Great Yorkshire Show 2018 - Reserve Cham
Great Yorkshire Show 2018 - Reserve Cham
2018 Derbyshire Gritstone Tup Lambs
2018 Derbyshire Gritstone Tup Lambs
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Derbyshire Gritstone Ewe Lamb 17.jpg

Best Derbyshire Gritstone ewe lamb we've ever bred - a superstar!

Derbyshire Gritstone Tup Lambs 2018
Derbyshire Gritstone Tup Lambs 2018
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Powerful Derbyshire Gritstone tup

Immensely powerful Derbyshire Gritstone tup which put a lot of power into our flock! Bred by Philip & Sarah Read

 

Meet us at the shows

This year has been a crazy one and unfortunately we have not been at any shows - here's hoping 2021 is better!

 
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Get in touch!

West Yorkshire, UK

07811119594

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