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    Re: Suggestions to get sheep hardier..

    Recently bought 2 Dorset Rams, due to easy lambing and hardier than a char. Would they be as prolific as a char or Suffolk ? Would the Dorset lamb finish well of grass ? Are they more maternal breed...
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    Re: Most prolific Cheviot or Perth Blackface ?

    Texel cross belclare ewes. I want to know which hill ram to cross them with to give me a nice hill cross ewe for outdoor lambing. Either the Cheviot or the Perth Scottish blackface. I will keep all...
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    Most prolific Cheviot or Perth Blackface ?

    Just curious as to which would be the most prolific and give the most lambs with Texel cross ewes the Cheviot x Telex ewe or the Blackface (Perth or Lanark) x Texel ewe
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    Re: Cheviot x Blackface?

    To resurrect this....I'd disagree have always found the backface Perth more prolific than the Cheviot ??
  5. Thread: Growvite Sheep

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    Growvite Sheep

    Anyone ever use Growvite sheep, I've read that a trial in wales Produced a 22% increase in live lamb numbers. I was looking for advice for tupping ewes.
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    Hill Ram on Lowland sheep

    Has anyone ever used a hill ram on lowland sheep such as Texel cross ewes ? Would the horns on ram lambs rupture the texel ewes during lambing ? Could this cross work ?
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