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QUESTION
How much does an average adult sheep weigh?


ANSWER

Dep[ends on the breed. Smaller breeds suchs as Kathadins etc will weigh 150-175. Large breeds like the Syffolk, Columbia, Hampshire, will weigh over 250 pounds for the adult ewes and over 300 pounds for the adult rams. AR Cobb







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