LACAUNE DAIRY LINE
The Lacaune is the most numerous sheep breed in France. It has been selected in France for increased milk production under a sophisticated selection program incorporating artificial insemination, milk recording, and progeny testing of sires for longer than any other dairy sheep breed in the world.
LACAUNE MEAT LINE SHEEP
The capacity of ewes to naturally lamb out of season makes it possible to establish accelerated reproduction systems (3 lambings in 2 years). Lamb production is thus spread over the whole year.
The Merinos de Palas sheep breed was created and developed by Romanian researchers who wanted to produce a productive sheep. The breed was approved in 1960 as a mixed sheep breed, both grown for wool and meat production. Fast, sheep of this breed have been appreciated worldwide for their distinctive features. Physics description The sheep of the Merinos de Palas is one of the most advanced breeds in our country, raised for the production of meat and wool. She is a medium-sized sheep with a solid, harmonious, body-like body shape with a long body covered with thick white-cream fur. At maturity, Merino de Palas breeds reach a weight of 57-60 pounds and the rams at 99-105 kilograms. Productivity Merino de Palas sheep breed is considered the best sheep breed in Romania, appreciated internationally for its qualities. In fact, Merino de Palas rams are used to relieve other sheep breeds. The production of wool on rams of the Merinos de Palas is 12-14 kilograms and sheep of 6-8 kilograms.
The sheep of the Schwarzkopf breed is an animal raised for meat production, highly appreciated and spread in Germany. This breed of sheep reaches us in the country where it is grown for both meat and wool.
The Suffolk breed is distinguished by the head and legs covered by a black fur. The rest of the body is covered with a white, coat, short, and dense fur. Additionally, the Suffolk Sheep has no horns. Oaia Sufflok is very energetic and alert, very prolific. It is not intended for wool production. It is marketed especially for meat, which is appreciated worldwide for its nutritional qualities. Sufoolk rams are used for breeding sheep of other breeds to obtain meat hybrids. These hybrids are destined for meat production and go directly to the butcher shops around the world. Main characteristics of Suffolk sheep Suffolk sheep’s meat is of high quality and has a superior taste, recognized by consumers around the world. Due to its resilience and elasticity, Suffolk sheep fur is used to make blankets and blankets, ideal for the cold season. Sufoolk rams are very prolific, so sometimes sheep can also give birth to 2-3 lambs, sometimes even 4. Suffolk breeds are born 150 days after mating and reach weaning around the age of about 100 days. Sheep from the Suffolk race adapts easily to any conditions and resists very well even at extreme temperatures.
It is considered to be the oldest breed in Romania. It is part of the same family as the zeckel in Austria and the ratscka in Hungary, with characters similar to those, all belonging, according to the French zootechnist Sanson, to the Syrian race.