The Navajo Churro Sheep is listed as threatened under the American Livestock Breeding Conservancy List.
They are raised for their meat, milk and wool and considered a triple purpose breed.
They have a rich history being brought to the United States in the later 1700s by the Spanish.
The government ordered the destruction of Navajo orchards and flocks.
Navajo Churros are listed on the US Ark of Taste.
It is considered to have an outstanding taste recognized for having a delicate flavor.
Their wool is used by handspinners and weavers.
How We Raise Them:
We attempt to keep the sheep in a low stress environment.
They are interacted with daily as they allow; some being more friendly than others.
They graze on pasture and receive produce treats such as figs and apples.
Want to "grow your own" spinner's flock? Check with me for color and availability! I have a few young rams ready for sale. $250.00 each Colors ranging from light to black. Gorgeous animals to be sure. Check with us for ewe lambs, too! $250.00 each.
There is also a chance you could buy raw wool $5.00 lb! Check for with us for current colors.
We have a great variety of colors and this wool is awesome to spin for weaving rugs and blankets.
If you want it already cleaned and ready to spin, we have cleaned roving @ 3.00 per ounce.