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couann

  • Joined Apr 2013
organic sheep - France
« on: April 15, 2013, 10:16:57 pm »
Hello, does anyone know where or how to get small hardy mountainy organic sheep and ram that do not need to be sheared in France?  Thanks.
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woollyval

  • Joined Feb 2008
  • Near Bodmin, Cornwall
    • Val Grainger
Re: organic sheep - France
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2013, 10:19:58 pm »
Yes!.....the breed you need are Cameroon hair sheep of which there are quite a lot in France and you will need to find a breeder.....cannot help there as in UK
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MAK

  • Joined Nov 2011
  • Middle ish of France
    • Cadeaux de La forge
Re: organic sheep - France
« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2013, 10:01:59 pm »
France is quite big - what part are you in?
You can put a wanted ad on angloinfo.com or visit the massive monthly market on the 29th of each month in the Limousin.
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kanisha

  • Joined Dec 2007
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Re: organic sheep - France
« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2013, 06:47:00 am »
try soay
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couann

  • Joined Apr 2013
Re: organic sheep - France
« Reply #4 on: January 20, 2017, 11:24:54 pm »
Have the Cameroon and Soay for a few years now...very easy and suitable to the climate and terrain . Thanks guys.

Tim W

  • Joined Aug 2013
Re: organic sheep - France
« Reply #5 on: January 21, 2017, 01:42:50 pm »

Nolana Network http://www.nolana-schafe.de/en-pages/ 

Plenty of different types of hair sheep , take your pick!
There are breeders throughout France/Germany/Netherlands

I have seen quite a few and would advise you take your time to find a cross bred /composite type that has improved the commercial traits of the Cameroon & Barbados (I've had these and they could do with a bit of growth/carcase improvement)

landroverroy

  • Joined Oct 2010
Re: organic sheep - France
« Reply #6 on: January 21, 2017, 06:16:25 pm »
Look at the date of first post!

I presume Couann is just saying thanks for the advice.

Good to get some feedback when something works.
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