Michelle, aged 42, said: "I would say that 70 per cent of the items have been bought for me, and I get about one or two in the post each week.
"The furthest they have come from is Australia and New Zealand. They contact me through Twitter mainly.
"I am a big sheep lover. It started off with Shaun the Sheep after I saw the animated film A Close Shave and I just thought he was so cute."
Her collection is now so huge that it struggles to fit inside one room of her two-bed property, where she lives with her 24-year-old son Leigh and three Staffordshire Bull Terriers.
"My family all say I'm barmy but you can guarantee that they will bring me a toy sheep when they see me, so I blame them."