Italians breeds

Italian breeds of sheep

Origin and diffusion

This breed is from the Piedmont region of northern Italy.
Origin: composite of Ovis aries sudanica.
It is a carpet wool breed used for meat production.  One of the Lop-eared Alpine group of sheep breeds, the Biellese is polled.

Morphological and economic characteristics

Size: large
Height at the withers:
- Male: 86 cm
- Female: 81 cm
- Male: 100 kg
- Female: 82 kg

Uni coloured: white.
Uses: meat.

Pecora di razza Biellese Sheep Biellese


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