Tongue River Farm 

Iceland AI Ram 

Ram Sire:  "Sveppur" hr_sveppur94807.jpg (11831 bytes)

Weight and measures 1996: 99 - 106 - 27,0 - 121 Please note

Points 1996: 8 - 8 - 8,5 - 9,5 - 9,5 - 18,5 - 8 - 8 - 8 = 86,0 points

Ultrasound 1996: Eye muscle thickness 41 mm. (S)

Description: Sveppur is white, polled with vigorous head. Broad but rather coarse shoulders. Good conformation and exceptionally thick eye muscle. Loins are broad and muscular as the thighs. Sveppur has well placed and strong feet.

Wool EE: "Tan on neck and feet but not in fleece. No black fibers were found. Great quantity with thick thel and medium coarse thog."

Results: Sveppur was progeny tested at Smáhamrar Farm in 1995 and scored following: Dressing weight 18,6 kg, 0,3 kg above average, thighs 3,1 points (scale 1-5), rib fat 9,5 mm. Index for weight 103,3 (average=100) and 98,4 for meat quality.
Sveppur carries on excellent thighs and long body but eye muscle thickness is less than average.


Sheep breeding records (local figures in parentheses)





Prod. years








Sveppur´s daughters are very prolific with outstanding milking abilities.

Scrapie resistance genotype: Neutral.



This information provided by the Icelandic SOUTHRAM AI Station
See the following instructions on a detailed Explanation of Measurement and Scoring by Stefania Dignum.

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