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Adv. Sheep Breeds

GLPB Sheep Breeds - Advanced

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Border Cheviot This breed of sheep was developed in Scotland.
Border Cheviot This breed of sheep are small sized, white faced with bare heads and legs.
Border Cheviot Another name for this breed of sheep is Cheviot.
Border Cheviot This breed of sheep are highly adaptable to a variety of climates, moderately prolific, easy lambers, good milkers, and posses excellent lamb vigor.
Columbia This breed of sheep was developed in the United States from a Lincoln ram and a Rambouillet ewe.
Columbia This breed of sheep is known for its large size, wool-producing ability, and productivity under range conditions.
Columbia This breed of sheep is large, white-faced, polled, and has wool on the legs.
Corriedale This breed of sheep was developed in New Zealand.
Corriedale This breed of sheep was developed by breeding a Lincoln ram with a Leicester/Merino ewe cross.
Corriedale This breed of sheep is medium-sized and white faced. It produces a heavy, medium-wool fleece with good staple length.
Corriedale This breed of sheep are prolific, good mothers that produce good market lambs.
Dorset This breed of sheep originated in Southern England.
Dorset This breed of sheep can be polled, scurred, or horned and are white faced.
Dorset This breed of sheep are known for breeding out of season, being heavy milkers, and producing more than one lamb crop per year.
Dorset This white faced breed of sheep produces hardy lambs that yield heavy muscled carcasses.
Finn Sheep This breed of sheep was developed in Finland.
Finn Sheep This breed of sheep are small to medium sized, fine-boned, open faced, and produce medium grade, good staple length wool.
Finn Sheep This breed of sheep reaches sexual maturity early. Ewes have strong maternal instincts and are very prolific - producing 2-4 lambs each lambing.
Hampshire This breed of sheep were developed in Southern England.
Hampshire This breed of sheep are large, have black faces and wool caps, and medium-wool fleeces.
Hampshire This black-faced breed of sheep are moderately prolific, and have very good milking ability, growth and carcass cutability.
Lincoln This white faced breed of sheep originated in England and are predominant in Great Britain.
Lincoln This breed of sheep has the heaviest fleece of the long wool type breeds.
Merino This breed of sheep was developed from fine-wool sheep in Spain.
Merino This breed of sheep is the basis for all wool breeds of sheep.
Merino This breed of sheep are fine-wooled, have a white face with wool on their heads and legs.
Merino This breed of sheep have a tremendous flocking instinct.
Montadale This breed of sheep originated in the United States from a Cheviot and Columbia cross.
Montadale This breed of sheep is medium-sized, white-faced, bareheaded and bare-legged. They are polled, hardy, and prolific.
Oxford This breed of sheep originated in England from a Hampshire and Cotswold cross.
Oxford This breed of sheep is medium to large in size, has a dark brown to grey face, and is polled. They have a wool cap and wool on the ears and legs.
Oxford This breed of sheep are good milkers, prolific, and have a fast growth rate.
Polypay This breed of sheep was developed in the United States at the Sheep Experiment Station in Dubois, Idaho.
Polypay This breed of sheep was developed from a Targhee/Dorset ram crossed with a Rambouillet/Finn Sheep ewe.
Polypay This breed of sheep is medium sized, white faced, prolific, and breeds out of season.
Rambouillet This breed of sheep was developed in France.
Rambouillet This white face breed of sheep is long-lived and rugged. They will breed out of season.
Rambouillet This breed of sheep are large, white-faced, have wool on the head and legs, and can be polled or horned. Their wool is fine in fiber diameter.
Romney This breed of sheep originated in England. They are small to medium in size and have a white face and legs. They are polled and have long wool.
Shropshire This breed of sheep originated in England. They are medium-sized, dark-faced, polled and have wool on their head and face.
Shropshire This dark-faced breed of sheep are prolific, mature early, milk well, and heavily muscled. Lambs are hardy, fast-growing and produce lean, well-muscled carcasses.
Southdown This breed of sheep is the oldest breed from England.
Southdown This grey to mouse-brown faced breed of sheep are small to medium in size and known for producing meaty carcasses.
Southdown This breed of sheep are polled, have a grey to mouse-brown face and wool on their legs. Fleece from this breed are of medium-wool.
Suffolk This breed of sheep has the most number of purebred registrations in the United States.
Suffolk This large breed of sheep are polled with a black head and legs.
Suffolk This black face breed of sheep are known for their meatiness and high carcass quality. Lambs grow rapidly and produce high cutability carcasses.
Targhee This breed of sheep was developed the the Sheep Experiment Station in Idaho.
Targhee This breed of sheep was developed by a Rambouillet/Columbia and Rambouillet/Corriedale cross.
Border Cheviot, Columbia, Corriedale, Dorset, Finn Sheep, Lincoln, Merino, Montadale, Romney, Polypay, Rambouillet, Targhee These breeds of sheep are white faced.
Hampshire, Shropshire, Suffolk These breeds of sheep are black faced.
Border Cheviot, Corriedale, Finn Sheep, Montadale, Oxford, Polypay, Shropshire These breeds of sheep are prolific.
Border Cheviot, Finn Sheep, Montadale These breeds of sheep have bare heads.
Columbia, Corriedale, Lincoln, Merino, Rambouillet, Romney, Targhee These breeds of sheep are known for their wool production.
Dorset, Hampshire, Shropshire, Southdown, Suffolk These breeds of sheep are known for their meat production.
Dorset, Polypay, Rambouillet These breeds of sheep are known for out of season breeding.
Border Cheviots, Dorset, Hampshire, Oxford, Shropshire These breeds of sheep are known for their milk production.
Oxford, Southdown These breeds of sheep are dark faced but not black faced.
Suffolk, Shropshire, Oxford, Hampshire These breeds of sheep are known for their fast growing lambs.
Dorset, Rambouillet These breeds of sheep may have horns.
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