British Milk Sheep

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British Milk Sheep

Post by Shepherd » Mon Jan 01, 2018 10:31 pm

British Milk Sheep were likely bred from East Friesian, Bluefaced Leicester, Polled Dorset, Lleyn and other breeds.

The breed, established as recently as 1980, is medium to large in size, polled, with white wool-free face and legs.

British Milksheep are the most prolific UK breed with litter size averaging 3 in mature ewes.

A milk yield of up to 900L has been reported.

British Milksheep also produce a large, lean carcass.

Distribution is in the United Kingdom and Canada.

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