Italians breeds

Italian breeds of sheep

Origin and diffusion

Indigenous breed local population.
Area of origin: Sondrio Province (Val Chiavenna), Lombardy Region, northern Italy

Morphological and economic characteristics

Size: small.
Height at the withers:
- Male: 60-70 cm
- Female: 50-55 cm
- Male: 55-60 kg
- Female: 40-45 kg

Uni coloured: white.
Uses: meat. The breed is adapted to the local environment (highlands/mountains).

Ciavenasca Ciavenasca (photo

Ciavenasca Ciavenasca

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