Suffolk - Sheep

Suffolk sheep

Suffolk Details

Uses
Lamb, hogget, mutton. Wool: blended for knitwear, cloth and Japanese futons. The ram is often used as a terminal sire for crossing.
Origin
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Class
Down breed. Polled.
Colour
Black head and legs. White fleece
Parentage
Norfolk Horn ewes, Southdown rams.
Wool
A creamy white soft wool.
Fleece
2.5 - 3 kg
Staple Length
5 - 10 cm
Micron Range
31 - 34

Suffolk Description


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