Sweetland Hill Finnsheep
Sweetland Hill Finnsheep

Where to Find Us:

Sweetland Hill Finnsheep
64 Sweetland Hill Rd

Chenango Forks, NY 13746

 

Email:

amy@sweetlandhillfinnsheep.com


Phone: +1 607 7254844

R gene testing

Scrapie is an infectious disease that can affect sheep.  Research indicates that an animal with a genotype QR or RR will not develop symptoms of Scrapie if exposed to the disease.

Breeders of large commercial flocks have shown interest in rams testing RR to incorporate this trait into their livestock.

All of the sheep at Sweetland Hill Farm have been tested for the R gene at codon 171.  The genotype of any Sweetland Hill Farm finnsheep can be found at their page.

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