East Friesian


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East Friesian, East Friesland

marsh-type dairy sheep, polled, with a woolless rat-tail.
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East Friesian or East Friesland dairy sheep. By permission from Sambraus HH, Livestock Breeds, Mosby, 1992
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The goal of this study was to investigate the udder cistern size using ultrasound technique in purebred Improved Valachian (IV), Tsigai (T), Lacaune (LC) ewes, and their crosses with specialized dairy breeds Lacaune (LC) and East Friesian (EF).
Lactation length illustrated a considerable impact on the milk yield of East Friesian ewes (Kuchtik et al.
Staiger et al (8) associated AA genotype with greater milk yield for Valle del Belice and East Friesian breeds.
Dorset, East Friesian, Finnsheep, Gulf Coast Native, Icelandic and Hog Island are some of the colorful names of sheep noted in the book.
After creating a business plan for growth, the two purchased 50 East Friesian and Lacaune ewes from the University of Wisconsin Spooner Research Station and began the dairy with a 12 x 12 parlor.
A raca Lacaune e bastante difundida no Brasil, destacando-se por alta producao de leite, aliada a elevada adaptabilidade, especialmente para a regiao sul, mas, devido ao aumento do coeficiente de endogamia, outras racas como a East Friesian, tambem conhecida como Frisona Milchschaf, vem sendo introduzidas devido a rusticidade, boa producao de leite e numero de cordeiros desmamados.
The Assaf breed in Gaza is the result of crossbreeding the native Awassi and East Friesian Milk sheep and is considered a top quality dairy sheep and mutton producer.
They produce their award-winning yogurt and cheeses from the milk of their herd of 1200 East Friesian sheep, which graze on over 600 organically managed pastures in Old Chatham, N.
When we last visited, their spread included two riding horses for helping a rancher friend during roundup; three Suffolk ewes and a Suffolk ram for lamb production; a pair of East Friesian X Lacaune ewes for milk and cheese; a dozen laying hens; four barn cats for rodent control; and a standoffish Akbash dog, bred to defend the sheep against all threats, including mountain lions.
The East Friesian, though still somewhat uncommon in the U.
Today, breeds such as East Friesian (Germany), Lacaune (France), Sarda (Italy), Chios (Greece), British Milksheep (U.
Until now, the leading milking sheep breed was the East Friesian, which has been selected for high milk production.