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Livestock animals

Genetic resource, Details

Sheep: Merinolangwollschaf

Genetic Resource:
Merinolangwollschaf
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 6675 98
1998 6784 94
1999 7645 97
2000 6478 77
2001 5937 72
2002 5378 66
2003 5662 87
2004 5532 57
2005 4842 30
2006 4453 31
2007 4436 24
2008 4805 30
2009 4741 57
2010 4299 45
2011 4250 45
2012 3491 18
2013 4469 31
2014 4426 52
2015 4432 86
2016 4890 82
2017 5225 88
2018 4721 109
2019 4903 126

Cryo reserves

no Information

Payments

Description

Origin and distribution:
East Germany
Colour:
white
Horn status:
hornless
Shape of ears:
Standing ears
Tail:
short
Heat:
non-seasonal
Weight of female animals in kg:
80 - 90 kg
Weight of male animals in kg:
> 100 kg
Daily growth in g/d:
350 - 400 g
Lambing results in %:
130 - 150 %
Fleece weight in kg:
über 4 kg
Wool fineness in μm:
26 - 30 Mikron