Dual Purpose Breeds:
MATURE BODY WEIGHT
Ram 250-280 lb.
Ewe 180-210 lb.
AVERAGE FIBER DIAMETER
Spinning Count 58-50
GREASE FLEECE WEIGHT
Ewe 13-15 lb.
Originating in Idaho in the early 1900's, the Panama began as a cross
between Rambouillet rams and Lincoln ewes. Following approximately five years
of crossbreeding, rams and ewes were inter se mated to establish the breed.
The Panama is a hardy breed that is highly adapted to range areas with ample
feed conditions. They are polled, resemble the Columbia breed but are more
intermediate in size and produce a heavy, dense medium-grade fleece with a
long staple length.
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