Italians breeds

Italian breeds of sheep

Origin and diffusion

Area of origin: Sondrio Province, Lombardy Region, northern Italy.
Description of origin: composite of Ciavenasca and a local breed.

This breed is probably extinct.

Morphological and economic characteristics

Size: small
Height at the withers:
- Male: 45-50 cm
- Female: 40-45 cm
- Male: 35-40 kg
- Female: 30-35 kg

Uni coloured: white. The breed is adapted to the local environment (mountains).
Aptitude production: meat 

Ciuta Ciuta (photo Riccardo Fortina

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