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Soft Rolling Skin breeding system from Severn Park Merinos

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Severn Park Merinos  employs the SRS breeding system for the commercial production of sheep. SRS breeding system can also be referred to as the Soft Rolling Skin breeding system that has been developed by Dr Jim Watts. The sheep chosen for Soft Rolling Skin breeding system needs to meet different criteria. These sheep need to posses genetically fine primary and secondary follicles, high number of compound fibres, high expression of fibre bundles and fast fleece growth. SRS breeding system from Severn Park Merinos chooses sheep with high fibre alignment as well as follicle density. The sheep should have extremely pliable thin skins and high tensile strength. Several other factors considered for choosing sheep for SRS breeding system include finer primary fibres, highly lustrous nature, uniform crimp and rich white nourishment.

SRS breeding system from Severn Park Merinos produces new wool varieties. The wool developed by SRS breeding system possesses extra fine texture, uniformity, softness and elasticity. These breeding systems enable to produce genetically induced fibre improvements in the sheep. SRS woollen products consist of bold as well as deep crimping fibre bundles. These crimps indicate the rapid growth of fibres that leads to fine follicle arrangement as well as effective genetic control.

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