THE OXFORD PROMISE: 10 reasons to choose an Oxford ram

1. HIGH GROWTH RATE

Oxford cross lambs have outstanding liveweight gain potential with a capacity for maturity up to three weeks earlier than lambs by other rams

2.LARGE LEAN LAMBS

Oxford cross lambs will grow to heavy weights without excess fat

3.EASY FLESHING

Oxford cross lambs will finish easily off grass or low-cost fodder as lambs or hoggs and will hold condition well during adverse weather

4.HARDY LAMBS

Good wool cover at birth and high birthweights give lambs a high degree of tolerance to cold and wet conditions

5.LAMB VIGOUR

Oxford cross lambs are strong and active at birth

6.EASY LAMBING

 Oxford cross lambs will lamb easily from most ewe breeds and crosses. Oxfords do not have excessive bone

7.CARCASE QUALITY

 Large lean carcases with great width of loin and depth of lean meat. Flavour and eating quality are excellent

8.WILL TO LIVE

 Oxford rams are vigorous, active, and good stock-getters and are noted for their longevity

9.VERSATILITY

 Oxford crosses can be finished quickly for the early trade or kept on to heavier weights for later marketing, giving great versatility to the

commercial producer

10.LEVEL LAMB CROP

Oxford rams are highly prepotent and will stamp their type on progeny, producing a level crop of lambs from all breeds and crosses of ewe

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Swindon, Wiltshire
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