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This material contain information about research carried out on Estonian Native Sheep.

K.Jaama was the first researcher that paid scientifically attention to the Estonian Native Sheep. K.Jaama did several different types of investigations in order to compare Estonian native sheep with the results from  cross-breeds with Estonian native sheep and Oxford Down, Shropshire and Cheviot sheep. 

Since 2000 there has been carried out genetic analyses and smaller morphological descriptions on Estonian native sheep. In the period 2011 to 2013 there will be carried out new research concerning its wool qualities and its pasture behavior. 

Estonian native sheep has never been registered as a breed. Estonian native sheep is an endangered native sheep population. Estonian native sheep is not registered in the FAO DAD-IS register.

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  • KnowSheep research project KnowSheep research project focus on Estonian Native Sheep research in wool and on pasture behaviour.Katrin Kabun make product development of Estonian Native Sheep wool, mainly by using looms. There ...
    Posted 25 May 2017, 05:57 by Annika Michelson
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