Phone: 705-760-9888

Email: merel@nexicom.net

2650 Sherbrooke St W
Cavan Monaghan, Ontario
K9J 0E5

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Why Icelandic Sheep?

  • direct descendants from sheep brought over by the Viking settlers
  • medium sized, fine boned, short tailed, broad conformation for a meat breed
  • fast growing lambs that mature early
  • breed is feed efficient and cold hardy
  • meat is lean with a mild flavour
  • ewes are seasonal breeders coming into heat late October to April
  • dual coated wool that is low in lanolin and a variety of colours
  • fine soft undercoat (THEL) coarser, wavy outer coat (TOG)
  • mature ewes weigh between 130-160 pounds and rams 180-220 pounds

Lambs at Verduyn farm are born sometime in April so make an appointment and visit. There is usually stock for sale and meat products.