Italians breeds

Italian breeds of sheep

Origin and diffusion

This autochthonous Sicilian sheep breed comes from Comisana from Syracuse inland. It is a rustic frugal breed, suitable to harsh environment.

Morphological and economic characteristics

Height at the withers:
- Male: 85 cm
- Female: 75 cm
- Male: 85 kg
- Female: 55 kg

The coat is mainly white; the thin light head is red brick.
It is mainly reared for milk.

Noticiana Noticiana (photo Andrea Truscelli)

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