Italians breeds

Pecora di Corteno
Italian breeds of sheep

Origin and diffusion

Local derivative of Bergamasca: belongs to the Alpine group.
Area of origin: Corteno Golgi (Province of Brescia).
Main location: Province of Brescia (Lombardy)

Morphological and economic characteristics

Size: medium.
Height at the withers:
- Male: 77 cm
- Female: 73 cm
Weight:
- Male: 70 kg
- Female: 60 kg

Uni coloured: white.
Uses: meat. The breed is adapted to the local environment (hills and plains).

Pecora di Corteno Pecora di Corteno (photo www.assonapa.com)

Pecora di Corteno (photo www.aral.lom.it)


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