Other name: Pustera Gigante, Nobile di Badia, Gadertaler - in Germany, Tedesca di Pusteria, Sextner, Tauferer, Aurina.
This breed may come from Tyrol, although there is no certain news about its origin. It was probably crossed with Lamon sheep. It is reared in Sued-Tyrol/Alto-Adige (Val Gardena and Val Pusteria).
Height at the withers:
- Male: 75 cm
- Female: 65-70 cm
- Male: 55-60 kg
- Female: 50 kg
The coat is white-straw yellow. No horns in both sexes.
Uses: meat and wool.
Sheep Pusterese (photo www.assonapa.com)