Flashcards in Ovine Breeds Deck (58)
What breed originates from Scotland?
What breed is known for easy lambing, hardiness, fast maturity, ability to withstand cold climates, alertness, and high activity level?
In what sheep breed are the muzzle and feet black?
What kind of breed is the cheviot known as?
What size is the Cheviot?
small to medium
What is the fleece weight for the Cheviot?
Does the Cheviot have a strong flocking instinct?
What breed is renowned as a low maintenance sheep?
What breed is the second most popular breed in the U.S. that originated in England?
What sheep breed is known for being good mothers, good makers, and having multiple births?
Is the Dorset polled or horned?
What sheep breed is known for being able to breed out of season?
What type of breed is the Droset?
What size is the Dorset?
What is the average fleece weight for the Dorset?
What breed originates from England and is known for multiple births, rapid growth, efficient food conversion, milked disposition, and activity level?
Can the hampshire be polled?
What kind of breed is the Hampshire?
What size is the Hampshire?
What is the average fleece weight for the Hampshire?
What breed has high quality meat?
What sheep breed originates from Spain?
What breed is known for being hardy, long lived with a eel-developed flock instinct, forage well in less productive region and are well suited to hill country locations?
What sheep breed breeds year-round and produces very high-quality, fine-wool flexes?
Is the Merino polled or horned?
What size is the Merino?
medium to large
What is the weight for wool of a Merino?
Is the Merino a ewe or ram breed?
What sheep breed originates from england and is known for prolific ewes, lambs being large and strong at birth, quick in growth in lambs, twins are common, and larger rams are useful when bred smaller ewes - produce larger lambs.
Is the Oxford polled or horned?
What sheep breed is known for exceptional mothering ability?
Is the Oxford a ram or ewe breed?
What size is the Oxford sheep?
What is the fleece weight from an Oxford sheep?
What breed is especially useful as a market lamb due to rapid growth?
Is the suffolk polled or horned?
What breed is mainly raised for meat and wool but has ewes that are prolific milkers?
Is the suffolk a ram or ewe breed?
What size is the Suffolk?
What is the wool weight for the Suffolk sheep?
What distinguishes the Suffolk from other black-faced sheep breed?
no wool cap
no wool on legs
What sheep breed originates from England and is raised primarily for meat?
What sheep breed is known for their adaptability to different pastures, hardiness, and gentle disposition?
Is the Shropshire polled or horned?
Is the Shropshire a ram or ewe breed?
What size is the Shropshire?
What is the weight of the Shropshire wool?
What sheep breed originates rom France?
What breed is raised for its fine, high-quality fleece but also is noted for high-quality meat?
What sheep breed has a well-developed flocking instinct?
Is the Rambouillet males horned or polled?
What kind of breed is the Rambouillet?
What size is the Rambouillet?
What is the fleece weight for a Rambouillet?
Are Rambouillet ewes horned or polled?
What is the height for the Old English Southdown Babydoll Miniature sheep?
What height are the mini Cheviots?