Corriedale Sheep For sale

$60.00$240.00

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    Corriedale Sheep For sale

    The Corriedale sheep is a dual-purpose breed of domestic sheep from New Zealand. It is the oldest of all the crossbred sheep breeds.

    And the breed was actually developed by crossing Leicester and Lincoln rams with Merino ewes during the late 1800s.

    And further development of the breed occurred in New Zealand during the time from 1880 to 1910. During the same time, similar crosses were also being done in Australia.

    Corriedale sheep are a dual-purpose sheep. They are large-framed, polled, and have good carcass quality. Although they traditionally have been used to produce premium lambs when mated to sires of meat breeds, they are now achieving comparative performance rates with purebred lambs.

    Corriedales produce bulky, high-yielding wool ranging from 31.5 to 24.5 micron fiber diameter. The fleece from mature ewes will weigh from 10 to 17 pounds (4.5-7.7 kg) with a staple length of 3.5 to 6 inches (9-15 cm). The yield percent of the fleece ranges from 50 to 60 percent. Mature rams will weigh from 175 to 275 pounds (79-125 kg), ewe weights range from 130 to 180 pounds (59-81 kg).

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