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.