ClassificationStandards_Sheep

ClassificationStandards_Sheep - SHEEP CLASSIFICATION...

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SHEEP CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS
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FINE WOOL BREED CHARACTERISTICS Acceptable Breed Characteristics • Rambouillet, Delaine, Debouillet or a cross between these breeds • Silky ears, medium to moderate in size • Yellow to white hooves (neutral) • Black pads on hooves • Silky, white face • Soft pelt • Nose should be neutral to pink in color • May be polled or horned
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FINE WOOL BREED CHARACTERISTICS Discriminatory Breed Characteristics • Moderate amounts of brown or black spots in the skin and/or wool • Moderate freckling or pigmented skin (brown or black) on the ears, eyes, and lips • Black streaking in the hooves • Black eyelashes • Birthmarks
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FINE WOOL BREED CHARACTERISTICS Absolute Disqualifications • Excessively coarse britch and/or harsh pelt • Excessive coarse, chalky, white hair on the face, in the flanks, and/or down the front and/or rear legs • Excessive brown or black spots in the skin and/or wool • Excessive freckling or pigmented skin (brown or black) on the ears, eyes, and lips
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course ANSCI 313 taught by Professor Dr.allanmorgan during the Fall '11 term at Tarleton.

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