By 2050, there will be two billion more mouths to feed than today, according to Visual Capitalist. In this context, global demand for meat (as well for dairy products) is expected to accelerate at rates unseen in the past four decades, and so are the expected sheep prices.Continue reading Sheep prices over the past 5 years: overview and forecast
Like most industries, the cattle and sheep exports took a few hard knocks from the COVID-19 pandemic as borders and restaurants closed temporarily during the lockdown, and more people started to work from home.Continue reading COVID-19: how is world’s most famous virus impacting sheep export
Many studies have shown that the profits generated by raising sheep are higher than raising other types of livestock.
Hundreds of thousands of people around the world make a considerable profit with sheep farming. But as it happens in almost every farming activity or crop, the first two years are usually introductory and not really profitable. Hundreds of thousands of people around the world make a considerable profit with sheep farming. But as it happens in almost every farming activity or crop, the first two years are usually introductory and not really profitable.Continue reading ls raising sheep the best option to generate profits?
Sheep are raised for wool, meat carcasses and dairy products by farmers all over the world. If you imagine that these animals can be raised just in continental climate and mostly in hot areas, you’re wrong. For example, sheep are raised in the UK even from Roman times when wool, meat and milk were the basis of Medieval trade.Continue reading Discover Four Reasons Why a Happy Sheep Gives the Best Products
When you have a business based on cattle breeding it’s very important to know how to buy cows and how to negotiate their prices. This can make your business grow quickly and your profit come faster. Knowing what to look for and always be in search for the best deals available can seem a little bit difficult, especially if you haven’t done this before or if you don’t know what this process involves. Continue reading How to Buy Cows from Romania in 4 Easy Steps
Situated in the southeastern part of Central Europe, Romania has plenty of trade relationship with many other European countries. In 2016, the country was recognized as the 46th largest goods exporter in the world, the main exports being insulated wire, cars or vehicle parts. At the same time, Romania is well known as one of the European countries with the largest number of cattle, having a great cattle export activity.
We must admit that sheep are interesting animals, not only for their gentle and lovely appearance, but also for their ability to provide very good quality meat and wool. As far as we consider, sheep are easier to handle compared to cattle, not only because of their smaller size, but also because of their temperate behaviour.
Nevertheless, we think that sheep farmers are great too, because, even though sheep are easier to handle, they put a lot of effort, care and attention in growing them naturally and healthily. Their knowledge regarding the breeds of sheep helps them take special care of each type of breed. But these are the certified farmers, the ones who take care of hundreds of animals, not just a few. We’ve made a short guide regarding the distinctive marks of these popular breeds, so that an unwitting buyer or consumer can recognise and distinguish the most common sheep breeds.
When it comes to sheep import, you have to do some serious research in order to be confident that everything will be fine. You have to be sure that the exporter country you choose has a friendly environment and can provide you with healthy animals. More than that, you have to ensure that the company you choose is aligned with all the standards and regulations required by the authorities of your country.
If you want to simply recognise a cattle breed only by its physical appearance, you have to pay close attention to each aspect of every breed, to take notes (physically or mentally) and to memorise it till the next time you see a cow.
In order to do so, we took some time to write down a few simple, straightforward steps to identify the most common breeds of cattle. This being said, here is the mini guide.