Gotland Sheep

 

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Gotland sheep photo's courtesy of AnFarra Farms

Gotland sheep have one of the most lustrous & silky fibers of any sheep breed. Gotland Gray wool does not discolour in sun exposure. Gotlands are a relatively small breed making them an ideal small farm livestock option. They are naturally hornless & short tailed. Gotlands are easy to lamb, have a high lambing rate, produce abundant milk and have strong mothering instincts. Gotland sheep are very inquisitive, making them an entertaining  and people interactive breed to own. They are a hardy breed; adaptable to a variety of management systems. They are friendly, calm and there non-flighty manner makes Gotlands the perfect choice for children and families.

 

  • Gotland wool; silky, lustrous, purling locks for spinning & a favourite wool of felters.
  • Gotland pelt; prized world-wide.
  • Gotland meat; mild, good flavoured and close-grained.
  • Gotland sheep; robust, resilient, bright, active and friendly

Two Gotland registries in the USA

  • GSBANA  -  http://gsbana.org
  • AGSS  -  www.americangotlandsheep.org

 

pair of Gotland sheep on the breeders listing on wool.ca

 
Characteristics of Gotland Sheep

General Appearance - Gotland sheep are a medium sized, solid grey coloured, luster long wool with clean head and legs.  

Bold and alert appearance with fine bone and good breadth and depth of body.

Ears extend gracefully outwards.

 

165 - 190 lbs

Rams / Béliers

120 - 155 lbs

Ewes / Brebis

? %

Lamb/Ewe Percentage / Pourcentage d’agnelage

Grey, dense

Fleece / Qualité de la toison  

? kg

Weight / Poids

Long

Staple Length / Longueur de fibre

29 - 34

Micron Count / Micron

Gotland Sheep Breeders listing

  • "AnFarra" Farms, Angie Nadon - Bailieboro, ON 705-939-1999 
  • Christine Bartosch - Nemiah Valley, BC 250-394-7296 grizzly.christine@gmail.com
  • Clausens Fibre Garden, Sue Clausen - 5175 Siminoff Rd Grand Forks, BC V0H 1H4 250-444-5175 clausensfibregarden@gmail.com
  • Dover Farm, Veronica Verweij & John Doig - 301502 Conc 2 SDR Hanover, ON N4N 3B8 519-373-6974

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