A new Adventure into Hair Sheep
#1 They are virtually parasite resistant (Rotational Grazing is basically key)
#2 They can lamb 3 times in 2 years and each ewe can have 1 to 3 lambs each lambing
#3 They can live off good pasture grass with little to no grain
#4 They are hardy and you don't have to shear them
#5 You don't have to trim their feet as often or at all depending on your ground
#6 They are very profitable and the meat market for them is very high.
Another reason they caught my eye is that they are pretty easy to care for and are easier to keep in the fence than goats are!
So far they have been really easy! They seem to know where we want them to go whether we are loading them into a trailer, herding them into a stall or rotating pasture. I will continue to write about our experience with them, so stay tuned!