The Balami Ram is the most predominant breed in the Northeastern part of Nigeria. The Balami ram is a predominantly white and hairy breed with a pronounced convex heat and a dull depression. It has a dewlap-like fold of skin with a white mane. The ear is large and droopy with a pretty long tail. There are three major classes of Nigeria’s indigenous sheep breeds. They are classified according to their sizes. Balami is a large, long-legged and long-tailed breed with an average adult weight of 45-100kg with large horns prominent in the Ram.
Your primary goal is to reduce stress through good management, nutrition and proper health care.
- Gently handle your sheep, refrain from yelling, yanking legs and horns and pulling wool.
- Provide adequate animal space based on its size, breed and other recommendations.
- Manage space facilities with sanitation and disease prevention in mind.
- Clean out the sheep space regularly.
- Sheep require water and energy (carbohydrates and fats) for optimal growth and production. Provide fresh water 24/7.
- Provide adequate roughage (hay, silage or pasture).
- Keep slaughter lambs off feed for 24 hours before slaughter.
- Provide water to lambs before slaughter.
Our stock of ram is disease and stress-free. This top health condition results from the good husbandry practices the animals were raised with. They are mature and very meaty for celebrations like Ileya. Varying in sizes to meet your needs and budget, our matured rams are available at the following prices with the corresponding weight in Kg: