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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 2. Agriculture
Agency 5. Department of Agriculture And Consumer Services
Chapter 290. Breeder Sheep Grade Standards
6/30/2022

2VAC5-290-30. Choice grade; general appearance.

Choice grade sheep are excellent mutton-type sheep, but may not be ideal in conformation, quality, or natural muscling. They show normal development for their age-breed and type considered-and have the general appearance of thrift and vitality.

In the Choice grade, sheep must be moderately rectangular in form, with the top line and under line being nearly straight and parallel.

Sheep of this grade are moderately well balanced, correct, and stylish in their appearance. They have a moderately dense and uniform fleece.

Statutory Authority

§ 3.2-4302 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR115-03-07 § 3, eff. March 18, 1987.

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