As to morphology the Brianzola breed is related to the giant Alpine meat sheep coming from Ovis aries sudanica of Sanson. It comes from Brianza, a territory including the provinces of Como, Lecco and Monza (Lombardia).
Height at the withers:
- Male: 90 cm
- Female: 75 cm
- Male: 100 kg
- Female: 65 kg
The meat is about the butchery of lambs of 15-20 kg weight or of muttons of 40 kg. The milk is used just for the lamb’s feeding.
Uni coloured: white.
Sheep Brianzola (photo www.assonapa.com)
Sheep Brianzola (photo www.associazionerare.it)