Gromark Sheep
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About Gromark SheepAbout Gromark Sheep



Gromark Sheep development began in 1965 in northern New South Wales, Australia. Gromark are approximately 50 percent Corriedale and 50 percent Border Leicester. They are a dual-purpose sheep which evolved from objective selection for high growth rate and fertility with final selection being based on visual criteria: wool quality, frame, and carcass attributes.

Gromark sheep are large-framed (ewes average 80 kg/175 lb) producing large lean lambs and good fleeces with wool fiber diameter being about 30 microns.