Minor Breeds: Scottish Blackface
MATURE BODY WEIGHT
Ram 150-175 lb.
Ewe 115-130 lb.
AVERAGE FIBER DIAMETER
Spinning Count 54-40
GREASE FLEECE WEIGHT
Ewe 5-6 lb.
The Scottish Blackface originated in Scotland and is used in the production
of crossbred ewes that perform well when mated to meat breed rams on lowland
farms. The breed is medium-sized and black-faced with little wool on the head
and legs. The ewes are easy lambers, good milkers and are very protective of
their lambs. Their wool is very coarse in quality and has a long staple
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Sheep Wool Grades
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