Voskop Sheep
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About Voskop SheepAbout Voskop Sheep



Voskop (or Fox Head) sheep are related to Ardense sheep which were brought to the better Flemish meadows for fattening. They are average size. Rams weigh between 70 and 80 kg (154-176 lbs.); ewes between 55 and 70 kg (121-154 lbs.).  

Ewes wean on average 1.7 lambs. Their wool is pale brown without spotting. They are a hardy sheep, able to withstand both dryness and dampness and cold. They produce meat of excellent quality and taste.