Polypay


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Polypay

a relatively new American breed of sheep developed as a multipurpose breed from four existing breeds using Finnish-Landrace for prolificacy and early puberty, Rambouillet and Targhee for fleece quality and long breeding season and Dorset for mothering ability, carcass quality, early puberty and long breeding season.
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Genetic parameters among eight, prolificacy and wool traits of Columbia, Polypay Rambouillet and Targhee sheep.
We had decided after all of our readings and research that Polypay sheep had the qualities that we were looking for.
Milking sheep from Europe are just becoming available in this country and they're quite expensive, so we researched the breeds and decided on the Polypay.
A few people milked "regular" sheep, commonly Dorsets or Polypays, by hand, and made a few pounds of cheese in their kitchens.