The following is a generic interpretation of the key points that the French have for the Roussin breed. The specific French traits are in italic bold.

HEAD/FACE

Fine delicate short head, dark brown to grey in colour

Polled and clean of wool

Medium ears set high.

NECK/ SHOULDERS

A smooth line from head down to slender shoulders.

LEGS & FEET

Fine legs which are free from wool as adults. Tidy small black feet.

Colour of legs same as head.

BODY

A firm well fleshed carcass that fills the eye, covered in a fleece of fine to medium staple, which is white in colour. Broad over the loin with fill between the legs.

Males stand 70 – 80cm  ~~~~   weigh 90 – 110kgs

Females stand 65 – 70cm  ~~~  weigh 60 – 80kgs 

Categories: Roussin Sheep

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