Armenian Mouflon Sheep
(Silvertine's Signature Species "Armenian Mouflon Sheep")
This graceful sheep found in northwestern Iran east to Tabriz and south to the central Zagros mountain displays unreal alertness and is extremely wary and runs at the slightest disturbances, even from great distances with their long slender legs. Its coat pattern is reddish-tan with a narrow grayish-white saddle patch. This ram is quickly becoming one of North Americas most desirable hunt Ranch Ram, as its only been the last few years that their numbers are getting to appoint where they are available to the sportsmen.
They have white belly extending down they legs and their muzzle is white. Their chest is dark brown and there is a narrow black band markings on the front of the upper legs. In winter, there is a short black ruff on the lower neck and brisket. No bib like the European Mouflon and Urials. Horns are supracervical, meaning they curve above and behind the neck, very attractive!
They are quite a good-sized sheep at 32 inches at the shoulder and can weigh up to 150 pounds. Their horns grow 24 to 29 inches, and some reaching over 30" inches in length. Average male weighs approx. 100 lbs, but can reach 150 lbs.
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