About Cotswold Sheep
Where To Get
Black Cotswold Breed
Bob Gillis: "Mr. Cotswold"
Three more reasons to prefer genuine ACRA Cotswold sheep:
- Cotswold flocks save
money on costly housing and manpower. Many Cotswold flocks are
so hardy that they are brought indoors only for winter lambing; spring
lambers run outside all year.
- Cotswold sheep thrive on less
grain and lower-quality hay than many other
- Cotswold rams can grow to 300+ pounds on cheap
grazing or hay and very little
grain; ewes 170-230 lbs.
- Cotswold's large pelvic structure makes easier
- Cotswold sheep have healthy
feet--rarely do they get foot rot.
- Cotswold ewes are excellent mothers--very "milky" for high
- Cotswold lambing rates are commonly 160% and over.
- Cotswolds thrive on coarse grasses (many breeds need fine-blade
- Cotswolds respect
than practically any other breed of sheep.
- Cotswold ewes are durable,
often continue producing lambs past their 8th and
- Cotswold sheep are usually docile
- Cotswold sheep spread out in their enclosure to fully graze paddocks in tight
rotations, the husbandry method most specialty growers use.
- Here are three more reasons to prefer genuine ACRA Cotswold sheep:
1. ACRA Cotswold Lamb & Mutton Have High Consumer
2. Cotswold Wool---"Poor Man's Mohair"--- Sells For
3. Marketed Intelligently, Cotswolds Insure Quick
Profits On Your Investment