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.
Sheep Breed Information
Mature Body Weight Ram: 190-240 pounds; Ewe: 140-185 pounds
Average Fiber Diameter Micron 28-33 ;USDA Wool Grade 46′s-54′s
Grease Fleece Weight 7-10 pounds
Staple Length 3-4 inches
The sheep of the Texel breed is developed for meat production and is native to the Netherlands. The Texel breed was also exported to the United States of America, New Zealand and Uruguay. But it is very popular in Europe, where it is also one of the most expensive sheep breeds.