KATAHDIN SHEEP CHARATERISTICS

 

 

 

  • Hardy

  • Low maintenance

  • No shearing required

  • Docile and easily handled

  • Early puberty

  • Long productive life

  • Resistance to parasites

  • Good mothering skills

  • Substanial weight gains

  • Adequate milk

  • High quality well-muscled lean carcass

  • Solid feet

  • Large framed

  • Thrive under less than ideal conditions

  • Easily adapts to varied environments

  • Size: Rams 180 to 250 lbs; Ewes - 125 to 185 lbs