This isn’t a mistake that any native Briton would make. The Norwegian influence over Geordies is still strong and we tend not to think that they’re sheep. Nor even goats. True, the womenfolk seem to be OK wearing little outside in winter but that’s not enough to mark out as an ungulate.
Those not steeped in our folklore might not grasp this:
A Sudanese shepherd granted asylum in the UK has claimed that “immorality” in Newcastle encouraged him to sexually assault a man in the city centre.