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Livestock animals

Genetic resource, Details

Sheep: Ostfriesisches Milchschaf

Genetic Resource:
Ostfriesisches Milchschaf
Type of genetic:
Breed
Status:
native
Risk category:
Endangered

Recognized breeding operation

Monitoring

Year Number of living female breeding animals Number of living male breeding animals
1997 3023 243
1998 3309 272
1999 3389 273
2000 3538 313
2001 3421 287
2002 3374 296
2003 3830 310
2004 3587 258
2005 2994 215
2006 2691 255
2007 1893 174
2008 2479 211
2009 2013 227
2010 2019 231
2011 2779 270
2012 2304 147
2013 3028 224
2014 3145 217
2015 3214 211
2016 2834 229
2017 2857 200
2018 2895 216
2019 3169 219

Cryo reserves

no Information

Payments

Description

Origin and distribution:
without regional focus
Colour:
black,brown,white
Horn status:
hornless
Shape of ears:
Standing ears
Tail:
long
Heat:
seasonal
Weight of female animals in kg:
70 - 80 kg
Weight of male animals in kg:
> 100 kg
Daily growth in g/d:
300 - 350 g
Yearly milk yield in kg:
600 kg
Milkfat content in %:
0,05
Lambing results in %:
> 200 %
Fleece weight in kg:
über 4 kg
Wool fineness in μm:
31 - 35 Mikron
Literature evidence for use in agricultural:
0,06