South African Meat Merino
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|The South African Meat Merino is a unique South African white wooled meat sheep which is considered to be a dual purpose breed. It was
developed from a small nucleus of German Merino sheep and has
adapted to most environmental conditions of South Africa. They were bred specifically to produce a slaughter lamb at an early age, 35 kg at 100 days, but still being able to produce good volumes of medium to strong wool. Lambing percentages are in excess of 150%, with the ewes producing ample milk. The
South African Meat Merino is a polled breed.