About Sopravissana Sheep
are found in the Central Apennines, Latium of central Italy. They have white fine
to medium wool and are raised for milk and meat production. They originated
from Vissana crossed with Spanish Merino and Rambouillet sheep in the 18th and
early 19th century. American and Australian Merinos were used during the early
20th century for additional improvement of the breed.
are horned and the females are polled.
Content and photo source: Agraria.org.