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.
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.
- The Carcase breed with a myostatin gene which guarantees increased high yielding lean carcase with marbling attributes.
- High conception rates for multiple births.
- Excellent mobility to cover large areas.
- Excellent mothering with outstanding milking ability
- Producers of high percentage multiple births
- Easy Lambing with easy care
- Lambs with excellent growth rates and early finishing
BUTCHER'S & PEOPLE'S CHOICE:
- High Premium meat yield quality
- Less waste
- Trim lamb with marbling attributes
- Tender meat with taste