Smirslets are dark-colored with white around the mouth. Frequently a narrow band of white extends to the top of the head.

Smirslet EweSmirslet Ewe with Lambs

Shannon Finger’s ewe “Jubilee” (photos above) from Shandrew Hill Farm, Wisconsin.

Smirslet Bielset Ram

The ram above also shows Bielset markings with the circular band of color around its neck. Photo from Stephen Rouse, Sheltering Pines Farm, Michigan.

Ruby - Grey Smirslet Ewe

Julie Guilette’s smirslet ewe from BrambleWool Farm in Wisconsin.