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Wool Breed: Suffolk

  Image from http://www.raisingsheep.net History: The Suffolk sheep became a recognized breed in 1810 from crossing Southdown rams with old-style Norfolk Horn ewes per the Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook. The first documented import to North America was made in 1888. Fleece Facts: Size:  Ram: 275-400 pounds  Ewe: 200-300 pounds Horns: Hornless Fleece Weight:  4-8 pounds… Continue reading Wool Breed: Suffolk