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Do you want to try sheep's milk? This is the perfect small family farm sheep just for you!

We breed our Friesian sheep, not only for top-quality health, but also for the best milk production and very kind temperaments. More attractions for this breed are that they have a relatively high average number of lambs born per ewe and they have beautiful wool with very nice crimp for spinning.

My very best yogurt is made from our sheep's milk! I thoroughly enjoy my Freisians. They have been very easy to train for milking and definitely a “barn buddy." We choose sheep from the best breeding lines and have a closed herd that is disease free.

The East Friesian is considered to be the world’s highest production dairy sheep and produces roughly 300-600 liters of milk, over a 200 to 300 day lactation. Historically the sheep were kept in small numbers for household milk. They are highly specialized animals and do poorly under extensive and large flock husbandry. They have a very sweet personality and communicate well. This breed lets you know their needs and wants. 

The East Freisian is a breed of dairy sheep originating from East Friesia in northern Germany. It is either the best or one of the best sheep breeds in terms of milk yield per ewe. This breed was introduced into North America in the mid 1990s. They are becoming very popular because of their high milk yield!

newborn Friesian Dairy Sheep lambs Friesian Dairy Lamb
Friesian Dairy Sheep ewe & lamb