Italians breeds

Tacòla (Cücch, Bertuna)
Italian breeds of sheep

Origin and diffusion

Indigenous breed, descended from Biellese (Alpine group).
Is bred in the provinces of Cuneo, Biella and Vercelli (Piedmont Region).

Morphological and economic characteristics

Size: large
Height at the withers:
- Male: 86 cm
- Female: 81 cm
- Male: 90 kg
- Female: 80 kg

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


Tacola Sheep Tacola (photo

Tacola Tacola (photo






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