Corriedale

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Corriedale

medium wool, meat sheep originated in New Zealand and Australia by crossbreeding Lincoln or Leicester with merino; wool 25 to 30 microns.
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The foundation breeds are Rambouillet, Corriedale, and Lincoln stock.
Determined to produce dense, soft, naturally colored fleeces, she added to her flock a black, mostly Corriedale ram and a purebred Lincoln ram to improve the wool on future lambs.
Lincoln adds luster and strength to Corriedale wool," advises Child, who today shares six acres with 14 ewes and four rams.
They will mate their Corriedale ram with their best ewes.
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It also has been diagnosed in a Border Leicester, Cheviots, Corriedales, a Cotswold, Dorsets, Finn sheep, Hampshires, Merinos, Montadales, Rambouillets, Shropshires, Southdowns, and a number of cross-breeds.