Ile-de-France Sheep

About Ile-de-France SheepAbout Ile-de-France Sheep

Photographer: Renáta Bense
Photographer: Renáta Bense
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 110-150kg.

Content and Photo Source: National Sheep Association