Soay and Boreray Sheep are unique. Here is a wonderful website with much information of the island homes of both the Soay and Boreray Sheep Organic Sheepskins. These sheep were left there after the evacuation and have lived feral on the island since 1930. Rare Boreay sheep. Most animals are a creamy white colour with various black, tan or speckled markings on the face and legs and sometimes also on the body and shoulders. Send an Email. The breed society was established in 2000 and became the Soay & Boreray Sheep Society in 2003. When the inhabitants of St. Kilda were evacuated in 1930 the sheep were left on the island of Boreray and have existed as a feral flock ever since. Boreray (Scottish Gaelic: Boraraigh) is an island with a single croft, lying 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) north of North Uist in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. Boreray Sheep For Sale Each summer we usually have sheep for sale. The breed was developed during the late 19th century from Scottish Blackface and a Hebridean type of Old Scottish Shortwool. And the breed was named from this island. Rams from £45 each ewes £60 each. The single croft and buildings are situated in the north-east of the island. Retrieved 21 November 2015. ↑ "Boreray sheep". Both breeds have unbelievable, fascinating histories. So, let’s start with a post I had intended before I collapsed in Stockholm at the beginning of December: Boreray yarn. They are similar to the mouflon seen wild in Corsica, Sardinia and Cyprus. can link to our site by using the following code: