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Rooi Ribbok

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Male No. Available Female No. Available Trophe 50% extra
R 2 000 25 R 2 000 25

These peaceful animals are reasonably common in the region and seem to be on the increase in recent years.
They average around 30kg in weight with only the rams having horns which curve forward at the tips. They are found very strictly in areas with steep sloping hills. With their specialised digestive systems they feed almost exclusively on grass and can utilise even the coarse winter grasses.
Groups of 2-5 ewes have territories that they occupy. Rams move around singly and over wide areas.  They have a daily routine – at night they move to the tops of the hills, to be safer from predators like caracal. At dawn they move downhill to the slopes to feed until the heat of the day, when most time is spent lying down resting. In the late afternoon they feed intensively while moving uphill.

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