Italians breeds

Quadrella (di Benevento)
Italian breeds of sheep

Origin and diffusion

The Quadrella is a meat and dairy breed which was formerly a variety of Gentile di Puglia (with blod of Laticauda and Appenninica). The are found in the region surrounding Campania, southern Italy (Avellino and Benevento provinces).
The breed is known for its adaptation to the local marginal conditions.

Morphological and economic characteristics

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

Uni coloured: white
Both horned and naturally hornless animals are found.
Uses: meat and milk.



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Quadrella Quadrella






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