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The co-operative grades and
markets close to 3 million
pounds of raw wool each year;
the majority of this coming from
Québec, Ontario and Alberta.

Each of the three general
classes of wool
(fine, medium and coarse)
are sold wherever the
best prices are available.

 

Download your copy today for a better return $$ 
on your 
wool clip.

Guide for the care & handling of your wool clip

Printed copies also available upon request.

 

 

Scottish Blackface Sheep

Scottish Blackface Sheep  Scottich Blackface Sheep

 

The Blackface breed is the most numerous breed in Britain accounting for over three million ewes, representing 16% of the British pure-bred ewe flock. The outstanding qualities of the breed are survivability, adaptability and versatility, with the ability to fit into any farming situation. They are one of the hardiest sheep breeds and are the backbone of the Scottish sheep industry.

La race Blackface est la race la plus nombreuse en Grande-Bretagne, avec plus de trois millions de brebis, représentant 16 % du cheptel de brebis britannique de race. Les qualités distinctives de la race sont l'instinct de survie, la facilité d'adaptation et la polyvalence, lui permettant d'évoluer dans n'importe quel milieu agricole. C'est une des races les plus robustes et est le point d'appui de l'industrie ovine écossaise.

 

Characterisitcs of Scottish Blackface Sheep

 

Rams 

Béliers

70 - 80 kg

Ewes 

Brebis

50 - 70 kg

Lamb/Ewe Percentage 

Pourcentage d'agnelage

100 -150%

Fleece 

Qualité de la toison

Variable

Weight 

Poids

 

Staple Length 

Longueur de fibre

 

Micron Count 

Micron

 

For more information and pictures, please visit:

www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/sheep/scottishblackface/index.htm

Scottish Blackface Sheep Association of North America

www.ScottishBlackfaceSheep.com

Scottish Blackface Sheep Breeders

Name:

Address:

Contact:

Brookside Acres
Robert Ross &
Andrew Brown

Box 220
Shellbrook, SK
S0J 2E0

306-941-8734
brooksideacres@gmail.com

Cypress Hills Scotties & Border Collies
Christine Jobe

10112 Range Road 52
Cypress County, AB

403-866-6176
www.caninesolutions.ca

Crannog Farm
Jean & Cliff Robertson

Box 126
Forest Grove, BC V0K 1M0

250-397-0262
crannog@hotmail.com
www.crannogfarm.com

McDermit Ranch
Randy, Jelaine & Logan McDermit

Box 427
Southey, SK  S0G 4P0

306-726-4447
mcdermitranch@gmail.com
www.mcdermitranch.com

Ostara Farm
Daniel & Kim Boyco

RR 2 Camrose
AB T4V 2N1

780-672-2370
ostarafarm@scottishblackface.com
www.scottishblackface.com

RJ Farms
(we take care of ewe)
Reina & Jason Masyk

Box 1088, High Prairie,
AB T0G 1E0

Tel/fax: 780-523-4791
masyk@telusplanet.net

Totem Farm
The Morrissey family

1211 Centre Rd RR 2
Hamilton, ON L8N 2Z7

905-690-9497
totemfarm@gmail.com

 

  

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