South Suffolk Sheep

About South Suffolk SheepAbout South Suffolk Sheep

South Suffolk sheep a fixed cross between Suffolk and Southdown sheep. They are a large, comparatively heavy meat breed.  

The rams are for use as terminal sires, used in cross breeding for early prime lamb production. South Suffolks can be found in most states of Australia and in New Zealand, where the breed originated. The wool is of the fine Downs type and measures 24 to 26 micron in fiber diameter. Their fertility levels are high.