Fat-tailed Sheep For Sale In All States

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Fat-tailed Sheep

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Use the search bar above to navigate through the site and view the breeder listings of all sorts of different animals. On each page you'll find the complete contact information for each breeder including; website links, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses. Hopefully this will help you find exactly the right breeder as you search for the newest addition to your homestead!

fat-tailed-sheepFat-tailed sheep are a type of coarse-wooled and semi-coarse-wooled sheep used for meat and lard production since they have fat deposits on the sacrum. Fat-tailed sheep breeds comprise approximately 25% of the world sheep population. They are adapted to breeding in desert and semi-desert regions. The majority of breeds in this group have characteristically high meat productivity.

These sheep were specifically bred for the unique quality of the fat stored in the tail area which is used for cooking. The carcass quality of these sheep is good, with most of the fat concentrated in the tail area, it could account for as much as 10 lbs. The rams weigh 240–290 lbs the ewes 130–190 lbs.

The wool productivity is low: the average clipping in most breeds is 4.5 - 5 lbs.

We always strongly encourage you to thoroughly check out each animal breeder you are interested in purchasing from before you make your final decision. With over 25,000 different breeders listed on this website, it is impossible for us to be able to vouch for every one! And while we do our best to ensure only the top farmers are listed here, it's always best to double check yourself.

Fat-tailed Sheep For Sale In The USA

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