Dorset Down - Sheep

Dorset Down Details

Uses
Lamb, hogget, mutton. Wool: Japanese futons, knitting yarn.
Origin
Dorset, England
Class
Down breed. Polled.
Colour
White fleece, black face
Parentage
Berkshire, Hampshire and Wiltshire ewes. Southdown rams
Wool
A soft white wool
Fleece
2.25 - 3 kg
Staple Length
5 - 8 cm
Micron Range
30 - 32
Breed Club

The Dorset Down Sheep Breeders Association
www.dorsetdownsheep.org.uk

Dorset Down Description


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