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About the Breed - Breed Description

The Texel is a well developed, evenly proportioned, high meat yielding, lean sheep with a short wool and placid temperament.

The wool is well defined, good staple, approximately 100 mm at 12 months, low 30's micron, good lock, showing little colour, reasonably good to bulky density.

Terminal Sire:

The purebreed Texel ram can be used as a commercial seed stock sire and be mated to either first cross or composite ewes, to produce lambs for the domestic and export trade. A good result can also be achieved with joining to wool breeds.

Texel Ewes: