Dorset Sheep - Polled

 

Polled Dorset Sheep Breeders listing & info

The Polled Dorset originated from a mutation of the Horned Dorset which occurred at North Carolina State University in the early 1950's. They were accepted into the US breed registry in 1956 and since that time have spread into Canada and become a major contributor to the commercial lamb industry. Dorset ewes are relatively prolific, good mothers and breed out of season. The breed adapts well to confinement and is readily used in accelerated crossbreeding programs. As they respond well to confinement, they do well under feedlot conditions and on small holdings with intensive management.

 

La Dorset acorne se originó de una mutación de la Dorset con cuernos que ocurrió en la Universidad del estado de Carolina del Norte a inicios de la década de 1950. Fue aceptada en el registro racial de los EUA en 1956 y desde ahí se ha difundido a Canadá y vuelto un contribuidor mayor para la industria comercial del cordero.

Las hembras Dorset son relativamente prolíficas, buenas madres y se reproducen fuera de estación. La raza se adapta bien al confinamiento y es fácilmente usada en programas de cruzamiento acelerado. Ya que responden bien al confinamiento, producen bien en condiciones de estabulación y en pequeñas extensiones con manejo intensivo.

General Appearance - Medium sized sheep; good body length & muscle conformation. Head is well covered with wool on the poll & under jaws. Open, smooth face & muszzle is moderatley broad, medium length; pink nose. 

Characteristics of Polled Dorset Sheep

90 - 125 kg

Rams / Béliers

55 - 90 kg

Ewes / Brebis

175 %

Lamb/Ewe Percentage / Pourcentage d’agnelage

Bright white, dense

Fleece / Qualité de la toison  

27 - 33 kg

Weight / Poids

7 - 10 cm

Staple Length / Longueur de fibre

27 - 33

Micron Count / Micron

Polled Dorset Sheep Breeders listing

  • Atkinson Acres, Tracey & Brian Atkinson
    • 5582 Conc 6 New Lowell, ON L0M 1N0 T
    • Tel/Fax: 705-424-2879  atkinson@interhop.net
  • Becker Farms 
    • RR 1 Alma, ON 
    • 519-638-2531 cell 519-831-5417  zackbecker12@hotmail.com
  • Bob-Lo Farm, Lois & Robert Gunn 
    • RR 8, Owen Sound, ON N4K 5W4 
    • 519-371-3956
  • Bond Vale Farm, Gary & Tara Reynolds & Family 
    • 5090 8th line  Beeton, ON L0G 1A0 
    • Tel/Fax: 905-729-2325  bondvale1@aol.com
  • Briar Glen Farm, Alan & Marilyn McCorkindale
    • 6577 Tideview Rd., Sooke, BC V9Z 1A6 
    • 250-642-2915  briarglen@islandnet.com  www.briarglen.com
  • Brien Dorests & Texels, Gary, Luanne, Lee & Sarah Brien  
  • Century Lane Farm, Shirley & Rob Graves & Family
    • 5576 Faulkner Trail, Stittsville, ON, K2S 1B6 
    • 613-447-2656  rgraves@storm.ca
  • Circle R Livestock Ltd., Ryan & Romy Schill
  • CoCo Creek Farm, Mark & Marjorie Anderson
    • 783 Ward's Creek, NB E4E 4V5 
    • 506-433-1423 506-512-0060  cococreekfarm@yahoo.ca
  • David R. Comfort
    • 3928 Regional Road 69 St. Ann's, ON, L0R 1Y0 
    • 905-562-9565  dcomfort9@hotmail.com
  • Counting Sheep Family Farm, Keith, Bobbi & Mason Heaton
    • RR 1 White Lake, ON K0A 3I0 
    • 613-432-7373  countingsheep@sympatico.ca
  • Coyote Acres, Patric Lyster & Lorri Nelson
  • Jim & Wendy Driscoll
  • Driscoll's Dorsets, Mike & Cindy Driscoll
    • Box 916, Elora, ON N0B 1S0 
    • 519-846-9445  dorset3@sympatico.ca
  • Egalacres, Karl & Jan Stewart
    • RR 2, Beeton, ON, L0G 1A0 
    • 905-729-2627 Fax: 729-2628
  • Edymore Dorsets, Gordon Fulton & Geri McNeil
    • Box 1, Site 9, RR 1 Bowden, AB T0M 0K0 
    • 403-224-3753 Fax: 224-2729  gsfulton@telusplanet.net
  • Ewetopia Farms, Lynn & Arnie Droogh
    • 3606 6th Conc Joyceville, ON K0H 1Y0 
    • 613-382-7181  ewetopiafarms@gmail.com www.ewetopia.ca
  • Ferme Feber
    • 174 Route 291 Sud Saint-Hubert-de-Rivière-du-Loup, QC G0L 3L0 
    • 418-497-2146  fermefeber@bellnet.ca 
  • Ferme Woodstock, Robert Mastine & Nathalie Marchand 
    • 351 Rang 3 St-Félix de Kingsey, QC J0B 2T0
    • 819-848-2147 Cell 578-0063  robert_mastine@hotmail.com
  • Bill & Judy Geddes 
    • RR 4, Kincardine, ON, N2Z 2X5 
    • 519-395-2218 519-395-5951
  • Granite Forest Farm, Derek Paauw & Laura McRae
    • 2401 5th line E Campbellford, ON 
    • 705-868-2697  graniteforestfarm@gmail.com 
  • Green Glen Farm, William & Cindy Van Duin
    • 3110 Alberni Hwy Qualicum Beach, BC V9K 1X3 
    • 250-752-2220  Fax: 752-0700  vanduin@shaw.ca
  • Heathbell Farm, Alan & Joanne Brothers 
    • RR 2 Scotsburn, NS B0K 1R0 9
    • 02-485-4609  alanbrothers@msn.com
  • Lakeview Woolies, Kate Brenchley
    • Box 328, Big Valley, AB T0J 0G0 
    • 403-876-2226 fax:876-2266  nfenv@telusplanet.net
  • Linden Crest Farm, Lois Brown & Manfred Zillig  
    • 976 North River Rd, Hants Co., Scotch Village, NS B0N 2G0  
    • 902-757-2928 
  • Lone Pine Farm, Steven & Susan Mastine & Family
    • 661 Denison Rd., Danville QC, J0A 1A0
    • 819-848-2454  819-848-1171 
  • Lyndee Acres, Lloyd & Betty Deeks
    • 2920 Power Line Rd., Lynden ON, L0R 1T0 
    • 519-647-3772
  • Maple Meadow Farms, Colleen Acres, Dwayne Bazinet & Family
  • McDermit Ranch, Randy, Jelaine & Logan McDermit
  • Moonshine Dorsets, Stan & Martine Forsyth
    • Box 756 Alix AB T0C 0B0
    • 403-788-2986  
  • Mountain View Farms, Gordon & Yvonne Blankstein
    • 8011 - 240th St Langley BC V1M 3P9 
    • 604-603-0092  yblankstein@shaw.ca
  • Bert Nieuwenhuis
    • RR 7 Orangeville, ON L9W 2Z3 
    • 519-941-0479 or 941-1915  andajn@auracom.com
  • Glenn Paine 
    • RR 2, Kerwood, ON, N0M 2B0 
    • 519-247-3496
  • Pinnacle Haven Farm, Tyler & Shanna Armstrong & Family
  • Rising Oak Farm, Laura Gratrix
    • 121 Conc Rd 11 West Tiny, ON 
    • 705-305-9275 
  • Rising Sun Sheep, Betty Jane Koehler
    • 3061 Neffs-Laury's Rd, Schnecksville, PA 18078 USA 
    • 610-799-2235  RisingSunSheep@aol.com
  • Robson Acres, Laura Robson
    • 1679 Zion Line, Millbrook, ON L0A 1G0 
    • 705-932-3216 Fax: 932-2895  nrobson@nexicom.net
  • Rocky Lane Farm, Bob & Gail Irvine
    • RR 4, Peterborough, ON, K9J 6X5 
    • 705-292-7207 Fax: 292-0460  rgirvine@nexicom.net  www.rockylanefarm.ca 
  • Shereff Stock Farms, Jeff & Sheri Bieganski 
    • Carberry, MB
    • 204-834-2986  cell:204-761-2440  jeffandsheri@mymts.net
  • Skysta Farm, Gordon & Sonia Ebl
    • RR 1 Condor AB T0M 0P0 
    • 403-392-7481 soniae2009@live.ca
  • Somerset Farm, Peter Hyams
    • Eldorado, ON 
    • 13-473-5244
  • Stonehedge Farms, John & Lorraine Ashby
    • 4431 Ashby Rd, RR 2 Prescott, ON K0E 1T0 
    • 613-925-5778  stonehedge@ripnet.com
  • Stonehill Sheep, Glen & Judy Porteous
    • RR 1 Chatsworth ON N0H 1G0 
    • 519-794-4549  porteous@bmts.com
  • Stonehill Sheep, Tina Harrington & Paul Dick 
    • RR 4 Chatsworth ON N0H 1G0
    • 519-794-3732  tharrington@sympatico.ca
  • Tall Oaks Farm, Don & Marilyn Emke 
    • 421275 Conc 7 NDR lmwood, ON N0G 1S0 
    • 519-364-2149  talloaksemke@gmail.com
  • Thistlestone Farm, Keith & Mary Lamont
  • Woolfitt Acres 
    • Olds, AB 
    • 403-556-1402 
  • Wooly Acres, Tom Hutchinson
    • RR 2, Indian River, ON, K0L 2B0 
    • 705-639-1259

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