Panama sheep are raised mainly for meat. The breed is native to the United States. The cross of Rambouillet rams to Lincoln ewes resulted in Panama sheep.
Panama sheep breed information
Panama sheep are large-sized that are suited to the range.
The mature Panama ram weighs 120 kg (260 lb) and ewe weighs 90 kg (200 lb).
Both sexes are polled.
The Panama sheep are raised for meat which has a white fleece of medium length.
Panama sheep are very hardy and suitable for rough conditions of the northern Rocky Mountains.
Things to know
In 1912 the Panama sheep originated in Muldoon, Idaho.
The breed was actually named for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, where it was shown early on in its history.
A breed registry was formed in 1951.
James Laidlaw the Scottish immigrant who developed the Panama breed which is cross of Rambouillet rams to Lincoln ewes.
The pure Panama breed is maintained at the University of Idaho.
Panama sheep characteristics
|Breed Name||Panama sheep|
|Country/Place of Origin||the United States|
|120 kg (260 lb)|
|Ewe(Female)||90 kg (200 lb)|
|Good for Stall Fed||open grazing|
|Climate Tolerance||local conditions|
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