The Serrai sheep mainly raised for milk and meat production. The breed is native to Serres, Greece.
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Serrai sheep breed information
The Serrai sheep are medium-sized breed, with a Roman nose and thin tail.
The mature Serrai ram weighs 80 kg (176 lbs) and ewe weighs 60 kg (132 lbs).
The height of Serrai ram is 70 cm at withers and ewe heigh is 65 cm at withers.
The Serrai ewes produce 1.5 lambs per lambing cycle.
The Serrai ram horns are much bigger than ewe horns.
Serrai produces 0.7 kg of milk per day in a lactation period of 220 days with 7 percent fat content.
Serrai wool is white with black spots around the head and legs with a fiber diameter of 34 microns.
The Serrai sheep mainly raised for milk and meat production.
Characteristics of Serrai sheep
|Breed Name||Serrai sheep|
|Country/Place of Origin||Greece|
|Breed Purpose||Meat and milk|
|Weight Ram(Male)||80 kg (176 lbs)|
|Weight Ewe(Female)||60 kg (132 lbs)|
|Lambing||single or twins|
|Good for Stall Fed||open grazing|
|Climate Tolerance||local conditions|