Jacob Sheep Maryland

Jacob Sheep For Sale In Maryland

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jacob-sheepTheir origins are not known but there are stories about them being direct descendants of the flock of sheep acquired by Jacob in the Bible (Genesis 30).

The Jacob is a small, multi-horned, piebald sheep that resembles a goat in its conformation. Mature rams weigh about 120 to 180 lbs, while ewes 80 to 120 lbs. The body frame is long, with a straight back and a rump that slopes toward the base of the tail.

Both sexes are always horned. They may have as few as two or as many as six. The average fiber diameter in their wool is about 32.7–27.9 microns. The fleece generally weighs 3 to 6 lbs and varies in crimp and fineness. Staple length is generally 3 to 5 inches.

They have a primitive body shape and provide a flavorful, lean carcass with little fat. They are marketed mainly for breeding stock.

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.

Jacob Sheep For Sale In Maryland

Breeder NameCityStatePhone
Poplar Spring Farm Brookeville 19 (301) 774-6471

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