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What are sheep breeds used for meat products?

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i dont no The are many breeds of sheep developed primarily for meat production. Nearly every country has their own landrace breeds for this purpose. In the USA we often use crossbred animals for meat production due to heterosis.( Pork is also often produced from hybrids.) If you are looking for a pure breed for meat production the Tunis is tasty and efficient.

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