Lohi Sheep primarily raised for meat and wool production. The breed is found in southern Punjab, India. Lohi has distinctive large lop ears.
Lohi Sheep breed information
The Lohi sheep are medium-sized sheep that are white in color with black or brown head.
The Lohi has distinctive large lop ears.
The mature Lohi ram weighs 65 kg (143 lb) and ewe weighs 45 kg (99 lb).
The height of the Adult ram is 65 cm at withers and ewe is 64 cm.
The ram matures at the age of 12 months and ewes are ready for breeding at 18 months.
The slaughter age is 5 months with a dressing percentage of 48 percent.
Both sexes are polled.
The average fleece weight is 3 kg with a fiber diameter of 40 microns. The wool is long and dense which is used to make carpets.
Lohi ewe produces around 1.2 liters of milk per day.
Things to know
Lohi breed is known for its long, tasseled ears and excellent meat quality, a famous breed of Punjab.
Brief characteristics of Lohi Sheep
|Breed Name||Lohi Sheep|
|Country/Place of Origin||India|
|Breed Purposeamerica||meat, wool, and milk|
|65 kg (143 lb)|
|Ewe(Female)||45 kg (99 lb)|
|Good for Stall Fed||open grazing|
|Climate Tolerance||all conditions|
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