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Sally's Sheep

The Bleu du Maine (also known as the Blue-faced Maine, Blue-headed Maine, Maine-Anjou, Maine à tête bleue and Maynne Blue) originated in 

Western France in the region of Mayenne and was developed from crossing the Leicester Longwool and the Wensleydale (which were imported 

during a period from 1855 to 1880) with the now-extinct Choletais breed.

 

The Bleu du Maine are a large breed, with mature rams weighing 240 pounds and ewes 175. The breed has no wool on its head or legs and, 

as can be seen from the photos below, the face is a dark grey or blue colour.

 

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