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Livestock animals

Genetic resource, Details

Sheep: Merinofleischschaf

Genetic Resource:
Merinofleischschaf
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 7536 110
1998 6650 108
1999 6861 110
2000 6458 111
2001 6119 111
2002 4700 121
2003 4765 96
2004 4754 89
2005 4045 87
2006 3225 84
2007 7359 82
2008 5900 109
2009 7491 167
2010 7288 120
2011 7435 100
2012 7423 118
2013 7177 118
2014 7610 171
2015 8105 130
2016 8222 132
2017 7796 183
2018 6434 144
2019 6105 146

Cryo reserves

no Information

Payments

Description

Origin and distribution:
without regional focus
Colour:
white
Horn status:
hornless
Shape of ears:
Standing ears
Tail:
long
Heat:
non-seasonal
Weight of female animals in kg:
70 - 80 kg
Weight of male animals in kg:
> 100 kg
Daily growth in g/d:
350 - 400 g
Lambing results in %:
150 - 200 %
Fleece weight in kg:
über 4 kg
Wool fineness in μm:
< 25 Mikron