Sheep Casings are the highest quality small diameter casings used for the finest in sausages such as: Bockwurst, Frankfurters, Longaniza (Linguica), Nurnberg Sausage and Port Sausage. These casings combine tenderness with sufficient strength to withstand the filling, cooking and smoking operations. Color varies according to country of origin; color ranges from white to gray, but this variation does not indicate quality, strength, capability of smoke penetration, etc. Check with your casing supplier for the best casing origin that meets your requirements.


Sheep Casings - unstuffed, shown in hanks, tubed, and in tubs; also shown are examples of stuffed sheep casings


NOTE: All weights illustrated in charts are "Green Weights" and represent approximate stuffing capacity before cooking or smoking, per 91 meter lengths.


SHEEP CASINGS
Caliber Approx. Stuffing
Capacity Before
Cooking
Product
Examples
16-18mm 15-16kg Frankfurters, Beer Stix
18-20mm 17-18kg Fresh Pork Sausages, Frankfurters
20-22mm 21-23kg Fresh Pork Sausages, Frankfurters, Cabanosa
22-24mm 25-27kg Frankfurters, Cabanosa, Chipolata
24-26mm 27-29kg Frankfurters, Bockwurst, Cabanosa
26-28mm 29-31kg Frankfurters, Bockwurst, Cabanosa
28mm/up 31-34kg Frankfurters, Landjaeger