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Harlequin Sheep

Scientific name: Ovis aries

Country / Place of origin: United States

History: The Harlequin Sheep is a new breed which was created by Kathleen Sterling at Black Sheep Farm in Berryville, Virginia USA. Harlequin Sheep were developed by linebreeding, crossbreeding and inbreeding breeds such as: Karakul, Tunis, Corriedale, Lincoln, Border Leicester, Romney, Montadale, Coopworth, Finn-Rambouillet, and Southdown rams. These breeds where used until 1998, when the flock was closed. Harlequin Sheep are now registered with the American Harlequin Sheep Registry (AMHSR).

Owners say:
rare breed sheep, excellent quality, blue eyes, small breed
easy prey
sheep dog
Overall review
  • Currently 100
4.3 (2)
Great sheep to own. Easy to to keep. The ewes were pr...
Review by: auroradewater (30) February 11, 2015 21:13
  • Currently 100
Hope Malenke Bennett
Paradise Valley Farms has been involved since the beg...
Review by: Hope Malenke Bennett (0) August 11, 2011 23:10
  • Currently 100

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