2650 Sherbrooke St W
Cavan Monaghan, Ontario
Site in progress
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.