It is one of our local sheep breeds. Chios sheep got its name from the island of Chios in the Aegean Sea. It is widely grown in Marmara, Aegean, İzmir, Çeşme and Aydın regions. So what are the features that make this race different from other races? We have listed them for you.

Appearance Features

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Males are horned, females are hornless.

Fleece cover is medium.

They have thin and long built legs.

There are black spots around the ear, nose tip, mouth, feet and eyes.

Yield Properties

Live Weight : Male : 50 - 90 kg

Live Weight : Female : 30 - 60 kg

Live weight gain : 242 gram/daily

Vitality : % 93,5

Puberty : 220 days

Lactation Period : 190 days

Milk yield : 170 Litre

Wool yield : 1,90 kg

Carcass weight : 19,8 kg

Lamb birth weight : 3 - 3,5 kg

Lambing rate : 2,0

Other Features

This breed's Adaptability ability is weak.

Milk yield is high.

Its milking feature is very good.

Fertility is high.

The walking ability is a bit weak.