Hen-Gen wrote:Plan is to combine Zwartbles (colour, prolificacy and easy lambing), Shetland (hardiness) and Texel (carcass quality) into a strain of ewe and then to mate them to a Rouge de L'Ouest ram.
Always admired Llanwenogs but they are a very localised breed. None in Shetland.
Hen-Gen wrote:Good idea, Natchosdad, but the climate/ grass growing season up here is so tough that I decided to go for one lanbing per year rather than three every two years. But I remember years ago down south some neighbours having about ten Dorset Horns and doing as you say and mighty attractive looking lambs they were.
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