There are approximately 120 rams sold every year during the month of December. South Suffolk are known for its ease of lambing over Romney Ewes. They produce fast growth rates & quality carcase, sought by the meat trade. South Suffolk rams possess great libido and seem to last more years. Only the top sires are purchased from the fielding ram fair to breed from.
New to Shian Stud and becoming increasingly popular. Approximately 45 rams are for sale every year. Much like the Romney with abit more go and cleaner around the points. Romdale is a cross between a Romney and a Perindale sheep. Shian Romdales are also eczema tolerant tested, and SILS recorded
South Down South Suffolk
Approximately 20 rams are for sale every year. This breed is increasing in popularity. The South Down sheep are recognised for producing fast growing prime lambs. While they very much have the same breeding qualities as of a South Suffolk their appearance is very different. They are a shorter more compact sheep, as opposed to the length and depth of the south Suffolk. Crossing these two breeds give you a ram that has the best of both worlds.
Romney Rams are also available. Romney are renounced as a leading breed, with a strong constitution and hardy, sound feet. They have a high fertility rate, raising exceptionally high percentages of twins. The Romney is one of the oldest known sheep breeds. Also breed for the quality of their wool.