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Iceland AI Ram Mjaldur

Ram Sire:  "Mjaldur"     93985
(Sire: "Thettir" 91931   x  dam: "Hringja" 91123 5.4 production points. )
Weight and Measure 1994:
86kg - 108cm - 26cm - 122mm.

Ultrasound: muscle 42mm, fat 5mm.

Points: 8 - 8.5 - 8.5 - 9.5 - 9 - 18(?) - 9 - 8.5 - 8.5

Description: Mjaldur is white, horned, neck thick and shoulders well muscled, chest cavity round, the back is exceptionally strong and muscling in back and loin particularly good. The leg muscle is thick and deep. The wool is pure white and lot of it.  

 

Production results: Mjaldur's lambs were analyzed in the fall 1996 with these results: Leg 4.4 points, fornt 4.2 points, area of back muscle 15.7cm2, rib fat 9.1mm, dressed weight 16.0kg. These figures show that Mjaldur passes on large back muscle, excellent rear end and reasonable fat. Of his lambs 30.4% graded tops. A group of ram lambs, get of Mjaldur, were shown last fall and among those were many very promising breeding rams.



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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