The Texel breed                        

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Breed specific characteristics

The texel breed originates from Holland. The animals are large and have well developed muscles, they are polled. They are cream coloured with dark nostrils. Fertility is average. Carcases are exellent, wool dense, short and of average quality.

Breeding goals


Weight of mature animals

Rams 110-120 kg, ewes 80-90 kg


Body long, deep, meaty, theight well developed, "knicker-legs", pay attention to the head.

Carcas qyality

EU-classification: E and U, fat 2