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Livestock animals

Genetic resource, Details

Sheep: Rhönschaf

Genetic Resource:
Rhönschaf
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 4884 143
1998 5495 146
1999 5964 152
2000 6691 162
2001 6164 180
2002 7161 190
2003 6780 202
2004 6673 206
2005 6080 228
2006 5523 210
2007 5531 210
2008 5565 177
2009 5515 210
2010 5275 216
2011 5183 226
2012 4363 198
2013 4929 250
2014 5182 230
2015 4782 221
2016 6277 267
2017 6393 298
2018 6673 267
2019 6837 259

Cryo reserves

no Information

Payments

Description

Origin and distribution:
East Germany,South Germany
Colour:
white
Horn status:
hornless
Shape of ears:
Standing ears
Tail:
short
Heat:
seasonal
Weight of female animals in kg:
60 - 70 kg
Weight of male animals in kg:
> 100 kg
Daily growth in g/d:
250 - 300 g
Lambing results in %:
130 - 150 %
Fleece weight in kg:
3 - 4 kg
Wool fineness in μm:
> 36 Mikron