The Perendale was bred by crossing the Romney and the Cheviot. It is hardier and more fertile than the Romney. This Perendale ewe is successfully rearing five lambs. It is not uncommon for ewes in commercial flocks to bear and raise twins – but having quins is exceptional.
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Otago Daily Times
Reference: 26 October 2004, p. 1
Photograph by Stephen Jaquiery
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