About Ile-de-France Sheep
Ile-de-France Sheep have a strong head with a broad
forehead, polled with protruding sockets, face of medium length, lips and nose
rather thick. The profile is straight, slightly concave for the ram, with large
ears, horizontal or standing slightly upwards, covered with thin short hair.
The body is wide and large, broad and deep chested. It has a close white
fleece. White covering covers the top of the head and extends down to or
slightly above the orbital arches, frames the face, extends to just above the
knees of the forelegs, covers the chest and belly, extends over the buttock to
the hock of the hind legs. Average mature ewe weighs 70-90kg, rams 110-150 kg.
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