Three Eighth Finn Texel 3/8 Finn-3/8 Texel-1/4 Romney & Perendale

Key Points:

  • Clear faced, bold
  • Tough
  • Visually attractive
  • Sexy and prolific
  • Very productive
  • Scans 170% plus, few triplets

General Information:

  • SIL Recorded; NZ Animal Breeding Trust (Bureau)
  • Lambs born small, without difficulty
  • Wool. White, 34 micron, 5 to 6kg
  • Lamb growth rates up to 400gms daily
  • Hoggetts exhibit early oestrous
  • Long well muscled carcases
  • Excellent carcase conformation
  • Pleasant to farm. Free moving
  • Heavy lean carcases up to 25kg are possible
  • Relaxed, caring dams
  • Longevity

Comments: Widely used as a dual-purpose sheep. It is a medium sized breed, capable of handling the worst conditions. Farmers find this breed easy to farm – it has no nasty traits. Survivors.