Litter Size

How many babies does a Dall sheep have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Dall sheeps are in a litter?

A Dall sheep (Ovis dalli) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 172 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 3.5 kg (7.71 lbs) and measure 6.9 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Bovidae family (genus: Ovis). An adult Dall sheep grows up to a size of 1.42 meter (4′ 8″).

To have a reference: Humans obviously usually have a litter size of one ;). Their babies are in the womb of their mother for 280 days (40 weeks) and reach an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″). They weight in at 62 kg (137 lbs), which is obviously highly individual, and reach an average age of 75 years.

The average litter size of a Dall sheep is 1

The Dall sheep, also known as the thinhorn sheep, (Ovis dalli) is a species of wild sheep native to northwestern North America, ranging from white to slate brown in colour and having curved, yellowish-brown horns. The two subspecies are the nominate Dall sheep or Dall’s sheep and the more southern subspecies, Stone sheep (also spelled Stone’s sheep) (O. d. stonei), which is a slate brown with some white patches on the rump and inside the hind legs.

Other animals of the family Bovidae

Dall sheep is a member of the Bovidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Dall sheep

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Dall sheep

Other animals that usually reach the age of 16 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Dall sheep

What other animals weight around 70 kg (154.31 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Dall sheep

Also reaching around 1.42 meter (4′ 8″) in size do these animals: