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#5488162 - 12/19/14 04:56 PM Help.. Sheep ID
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Anyone know for sure? We were told by a staff member at Kickapoo State Park that it was a Barbado, another hunter said no way it was a Mouflon and another said Corsican. From the research I've done I think Corsican. Edit: LOL a couple hunters said it was an Aoudad. Picture is my son.


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#5488166 - 12/19/14 04:59 PM Re: Help.. Sheep ID [Re: pkhunter624]
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Corsican
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#5488168 - 12/19/14 05:00 PM Re: Help.. Sheep ID [Re: dkershen]
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Corsican
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#5488242 - 12/19/14 06:13 PM Re: Help.. Sheep ID [Re: pkhunter624]
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Hybrid. Corsicans are reddish orange with a black belly.
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#5488244 - 12/19/14 06:15 PM Re: Help.. Sheep ID [Re: pkhunter624]
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Did you get or see any WT bucks?
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#5488250 - 12/19/14 06:19 PM Re: Help.. Sheep ID [Re: pkhunter624]
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Don't look like any Corsican I have seen.
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#5488256 - 12/19/14 06:23 PM Re: Help.. Sheep ID [Re: pkhunter624]
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Marked like a mouflon but the horn shape is different than the mouflons I've seen
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#5488668 - 12/19/14 10:59 PM Re: Help.. Sheep ID [Re: don k]
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Originally Posted By: don k
Did you get or see any WT bucks?
We were on the antlerless/spike hunt but I did see 6 bucks, largest was 8 pt. maybe 14-15" spread

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#5488729 - 12/20/14 12:27 AM Re: Help.. Sheep ID [Re: pkhunter624]
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shot the exact type of sheep its a cross of mouflon and corsican. had a heard brought on a high fence from yo great looking sheep and really soft

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#5488792 - 12/20/14 05:30 AM Re: Help.. Sheep ID [Re: pkhunter624]
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Good looking ram up
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#5488961 - 12/20/14 08:38 AM Re: Help.. Sheep ID [Re: pkhunter624]
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Great looking ram up
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#5489338 - 12/20/14 01:07 PM Re: Help.. Sheep ID [Re: pkhunter624]
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I was on a lease next to the Kickapoo years ago that had a couple of large herds of Barbados and have a big ram on my wall from there. That does not look like a Barbado to me. While Barbados vary widely in color, I agree It looks like a Corsican. I would guess the staff said Barbado because there are so many in tne area.

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#5489350 - 12/20/14 01:16 PM Re: Help.. Sheep ID [Re: pkhunter624]
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Has some markings like a Mouflon...but I would guess a hybrid as opposed to a pure Mouflon. So Mouflon x Some other sheep like a Corsican

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#5489475 - 12/20/14 02:49 PM Re: Help.. Sheep ID [Re: pkhunter624]
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Corsicans are often the cross of a mouflon and a Barbado. That's why I think this is a Corsican in that it has markings closer to a Mouflon, but the horns that curve out like a Barbado. Most hybrid/crossed exotic sheep are considered Corsicans.

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#5489486 - 12/20/14 03:01 PM Re: Help.. Sheep ID [Re: pkhunter624]
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Mouflon cross

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