Found in Sicily in southern Italy, the Barbaresca Siciliana (Sicilian Barbary) was developed from the Tunisian Barbary and the Pinzirita.
Height at the withers:
- Male: 85 cm
- Female: 80 cm
- Male: 110 kg
- Female: 65 kg
It is a coarse to medium wool breed kept for both milk and meat production. The Sicilian Barbary is polled and usually has dark spots on the face and legs. The breed has lop ears and stores fat at the base of the tail.
Uses: milk and meat.
Barbaresca (photo www.politicheagricole.gov.it)