Roussin Sheep Society

Welcome to the society website. This is where you can find information about this easy lambing, maternal-terminal breed along with all of the society information. Please do get in touch with the Roussin Sheep Society Office if you have any questions or require further information.

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Roussin Sheep

The breed standard

The French breed standard is as follows (source: OSCAR, the recording body responsible for progeny testing the three main sheep breeds in Normandy): Head: Hornless, short, alert, covered with a brown-red hair. The forehead is usually Read more…

Roussin Sheep

Roussin for the commercial farmer

Certain terminal breeds associated with ‘easy lambing’ are unsuitable for producing maternal replacements. Similarly, certain maternal breeds associated with ‘easy lambing’ rarely produce wether carcases that finish at a commercial grade within the same season without winter keep. Read more…