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.