Valachian  Sheep list V

Valachian Sheep

The Valachian is a highly endangered landrace sheep. Presently, the only breeding done in Germany is strictly for preservation and only animals that show malformations are not bred on. The Valachian is dual-coated with coarse, mostly white wool that reaches the ground; gray and black are rare.

Valais Blacknose  Sheep list V

Valais Blacknose Sheep

The Valais Blacknose is a coarsewooled (i.e. mattress, mixed or carpet) breed from Switzerland, kept primarily for meat. In Germany, they call it the Walliser Schwarznasenschaf

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Van Rooy Sheep

In 1906, Senator J. C. van Rooy, of the farm Koppieskraal in the Bethulie district, started his experiments to propagate a breed of sheep for slaughter lamb production: The requirements he set for this breed, were threefold: 1) The breed had to be strong and hardy to cope with regular droughts; 2) It had to be fertile in order to maintain a high percentage of production; It had to have an excellent conformation.

Vendéen  Sheep list V

Vendéen Sheep

The Vendéen were developed near Vendée in western France. The breed was developed using Southdown rams, imported during the late nineteenth century, on local ewes. The breed is noted for the production of high quality lamb carcasses. Their face and legs are covered with dark brown to gray hair. Both sexes are polled.

Vlaams schaap  Sheep list V

Vlaams schaap Sheep

The Vlaams schaap originated in Belgium during the late middle ages. It is sometimes confused with the Belgium Milk Sheep.

Voskop  Sheep list V

Voskop Sheep

The Voskop (Fox Head) descends from ardense sheep which were brought to the better Flemish meadows for fattening. They are a sheep of average size. Rams weigh between 70 and 80 kg (154-176 lbs.); ewes between 55 and 70 kg (121-154 lbs.).