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Livestock animals

Genetic resource, Details

Sheep: Scottish Blackface

Genetic Resource:
Scottish Blackface
Type of genetic:
Breed
Status:
exotic

Recognized breeding operation

Monitoring

Year Number of living female breeding animals Number of living male breeding animals
1998 39 1
1999 55 2
2000 68 4
2001 182 14
2002 380 20
2003 400 25
2004 430 28
2005 487 36
2006 584 45
2007 566 42
2008 516 33
2009 507 33
2010 296 27
2011 463 40
2012 338 20
2013 430 33
2014 429 35
2015 434 31
2016 454 35
2017 431 26
2018 414 25
2019 396 20

Cryo reserves

no Information

Payments

no Information

Description

Origin and distribution:
without regional focus
Colour:
white
Horn status:
horned
Shape of ears:
Standing ears
Tail:
long
Heat:
non-seasonal
Weight of female animals in kg:
50 - 60 kg
Weight of male animals in kg:
50 -60 kg
Daily growth in g/d:
200 - 250 g
Lambing results in %:
130 - 150 %
Fleece weight in kg:
2 - 3 kg
Wool fineness in μm:
> 36 Mikron