Contain in sheep economy economicallyprofitable. Small capital investments and quick return make sheep breeding a competitive livestock sector. Sheep of Kuibyshev breed belongs to the group of meat-sheep direction of sheep breeding. The unpretentious domestic breed is characterized by high productivity and cheap content.
Sheep are universal animals capable of givingat once several kinds of production: meat, wool, milk and dairy products, skins. Small, hardy animals can be an excellent source of products for both a small private household and on an industrial scale.
All breeds are classified according to economic criteria:
- woolen, they include: merino, Grozny fine wool;
- woolly-meat represent the Caucasian fine-fleeced, Askanian fine-wool;
- meat-frying - prekos.
Sheep of Kuibyshev breed belongs to a large group of semi-fine-ridden animals. The history of breeding began in the Samara region in the 30-40 years of the last century on the collective farms of the Kuibyshev region.
Breeders used as a parent breed of coarse-wooled Cherkasy sheep. They were large in size, had a strong constitution and a satisfactory shave of long hair.
The breed of sheep romni march took part in the reproductive crossing. As an improving breed, she gave her descendants increased meat and wool qualities.
Description of breed:
With intensive fattening, animals gain weight to45 kg by the age of seven. For 1 kg of live weight, up to 6.5 feed units are expended. The breed is early-maturing, is bred in the Ulyanovsk, Kuibyshev, Tatar republic and other areas of the middle Russia.
One of the most profitable in all respects: maintenance, care, productivity, universality - the Kuibyshev breed of sheep. The owners' comments on sheep breeding in general and this breed specifically give hope for a revival of the unfairly forgotten livestock sector in Russia's private farms.
Huge territory of the Russian Federationcontributed to the creation of breed groups, adapted to certain conditions of detention. The breeds of sheep in Russia are regionalized according to climate conditions in different regions of the country.
In the Caucasus,universal meat-wool-milk: Tushinsky, Ossetian, balabas. They receive all kinds of sheep products. They are adapted for growing in high altitude conditions.
In the middle zone of the country, in the Non-Black Earth Zone, flesh-and-furs are very much in demand. Sheep of Kuibyshev breed and will provide its owner with first-class meat, and will enjoy a good haircut.
In the southern regions bordering on the countries of Central Asia, preference is given to meat-eating: Kurdyuk, Edelbayev breeds. In the same areas, another group of sheep is being bred - the lambs.
In the northern regions, the Romanov breed is bred. Natural "coat" allows them to easily withstand frosts down to -300 and give a magnificent sheepskin.
A very popular among Russian farmers is the Romanov breed. Here are a few of the main reasons why the Romanov sheep are so much in demand:
The rapid increase in the number of livestock and low maintenance costs make it possible to say that this is the best option for beginning sheep breeders.