Dorset Sheep For Sale In Iowa

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dorset-sheepDorsets are dual-purpose wool and meat breed. Their fleece is white, strong, and free of dark fiber; it measures in the 26 to 32 micron range. Dorset sheep produce between five and nine pounds of medium grade wool per year.

Dorsets are white with open faces and long bodies. Ewes weigh 150–200 lbs. and rams weigh 225–275 lbs. Ewes are great milk producers, easily able to raise their own lambs and also be used for dairy. Ewes’ horns are light, curving forward neatly; rams’ horns are heavy and spiral out as well as curving forward. Dorset sheep are globally distributed and found in two varieties, Horned and Polled.

The most important attribute of the Dorset is its extended breeding season, also called nonseasonal or aseasonal breeding. This characteristic is not found in any other British breed.

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.

Dorset Sheep For Sale In Iowa

Breeder NameCityStatePhone
Kennedy Livestock Kirkville IA (979) 224-0081
Enfield Club Lambs Collins IA (641) 385-2557
Heisdorffer Dorsets Sigourney IA (641) 660-2469


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