• Origin - Shropshire, England
  • Type - Meat Breed
  • Wool - Short and Dense (Medium Wool)
  • Descriptors - Resemble a Hampshire but are typically smaller and finer boned, white wool over body, with a dark brown to black face, largely free of wool from the eyes down and black-brown legs relatively free of wool from the knees and hocks down, a white wool cap, and polled.
  • Important Traits - Carcass conformation, heavy fleece, strong maternal instinct, and ample milk production.

Shropshire Sheep

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