A newly constituted breed by crossbreeding Italian Merinos, Gentile di Puglia e Sopravissana, with European Merinos (Ile de Frace, Berichonne du Cher, Merinolandschaf, ecc.). These crossings were made in order to get sheep with a better attitude to meat production.
It is reared in regions like Calabria, Campania, Lazio, Marche, Molise, Puglia e Umbria.
- Male: 90 kg
- Female: 70 kg
The coat is white and the skin is rosy. It is a distinctly meat breed (and wool).
Female of Merinizzata Italiana