Armenian Semicoarsewool Sheep Characteristics & Uses

The Armenian Semicoarsewool sheep is a breed of domestic sheep. As the name suggests, the breed was originated from Armenia. It is also known as Armyanskaya Polugrubosherstnaya in Russian.

Today the breed is mainly found in Armenia. It is a medium-wool fat tail breed. And today the Armenian Semicoarsewool sheep is raised as a dual-purpose animal, and is currently raised for milk and meat production.

The breed was actually developed by crossing Rambouillet and Lincoln with Balbas. Read some more information about this Armenian sheep breed below.

Armenian Semicoarsewool Sheep Characteristics

The Armenian Semicoarsewool sheep are medium to large sized animals. They are mainly white in color with white face. Both rams and ewes are generally polled.

The mature ewe’s average body height is around 26 inches at the withers, and around 29 inches for the rams.

Average live body weight of the mature Armenian Semicoarsewool rams is around 85 kg. And average live body weight of the mature ewes is around 55 kg. Photo from PetMapz and info from Wikipedia.

Uses

The Armenian Semicoarsewool sheep are dual-purpose animals. They are raised for both meat and milk production.

Special Notes

The Armenian Semicoarsewool sheep are well adapted to their native environments. And today they are found throughout Armenia.

They are dual-purpose animals and raised for both meat and milk production. However, review full breed profile of this sheep breed in the following chart.

Breed NameArmenian Semicoarsewool
Other NamesAlso known as Armyanskaya Polugrubosherstnaya in Russian
Breed PurposeMeat and milk
Special NotesStrong animals, well adapted and do well in their native climate, medium-wool, today found throughout Armenia, dual-purpose animals, raised for both meat and milk production
Breed SizeMedium to large
WeightMature rams average live body weight is around 85 kg, and the mature ram’s average live body weight is around 55 kg.
HornsNo
Climate ToleranceNative climates
ColorWhite
RarityCommon
Country/Place of OriginArmenia

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