Italians breeds

Italian breeds of sheep

Origin and diffusion

Abruzzo, Molise and Campania, in Italy, is where the Pagliarola sheep are found.
The breed is adapted to the local environment (hills).

Morphological and economic characteristics

Size: medium-small
Height at the withers:
- Male: 65-70 cm
- Female: 60-65 cm
- Male: 60 kg
- Female: 50 kg

The breed is usually colored yellowish white but is also found in reddish-black.
Both sexes are polled.
Uses: meat, milk, wool.

Pagliarola Pagliarola

Pagliarola Pagliarola (photo


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