Coopworth


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Coopworth

New Zealand bred low-care sheep with medium wool, used principally as a meat sheep; originated by crossbreeding of Romney Marsh and Border Leicester breeds.
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Coopworth is a cross between Border Leicester and the similarly coarse-fleeced Romney Marsh (the mainstay of New Zealand's industry).
American Coopworth Registry Annual Meeting & Potluck Supper at the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival in the Pavilion.
At this time Karakul, Scottish Blackface, Tunis, Cotswold, American Coopworth, Leicester Longwool, Hog Island, Icelandic, Navajo Churro, Jacobs, and Lincolns have been pledged.