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Dutch Spotted Sheep

ShowStock ID: 0008

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Dutch Spotted 

Lambs

15/03/19

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October 2019

Co. Antrim

+447711071290

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W E Adamson & Son

W E Adamson & Son

Additional information:

The Dutch Spotted Sheep originates from Holland where the breed can be traced back to before World War One. 
The purpose of this hardy breed of sheep was originally to graze the dykes (Dikes) in Holland helping with the maintenance.  There are approximately 1000 breeder’s, the majority of whom are based in Holland, but there are known flocks in Germany, France, Spain and now the UK! 

 

Main Traits:

•    Thrive on a grass-based system producing a quality meaty carcase 
•    Light boned with a large framework
•    High killing out percentage, lean meat and a unique taste  
•    Easy lambing with lambs getting up quickly to suck
•    High yeilding and plentiful milk 
•    Good mouths and excellent hard feet 
•    Mature weight
     Females           75kg - 95kg
     Males             115kg - 135kg 
•    Easy to handle with an inquisitive nature

Source: https://www.dutchspottedsheep.co.uk/