Blackhead Persian

Blackhead Persian

South African, hairy (woolless), fat-rumped, polled mutton sheep; origin of several other similar breeds.
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The number of animals per breed was as follows; 15 Dormer, 46 South African Mutton Merino, 77 Dorper and 35 Blackhead Persian.
than Dorper and Blackhead Persian sheep The differences observed between BP, DP and SAMM breeds for [pH.
The Dorper originated in 1936 from the crossing of a British Dorset ram and a Blackhead Persian ewe, a hardy breed with high natural resistance against most diseases, including bluetongue.
Dorper sheep are descended from Blackhead Persians, a hardy breed with high natural resistance against most diseases, including bluetongue.