About Algarve Churro SheepAbout Algarve Churro Sheep

Algarve Churro sheep, native to Portugal, are primarily raised for their meat-producing capabilities. These sheep typically display a white coat adorned with distinctive black spots on their feet and heads. Interestingly, around 10% of Algarve Churro sheep feature a striking all-black coloration.

Mature rams of this breed typically reach an average height of 95 cm (37 inches) at the withers and weigh approximately 75 kg (170 pounds). In contrast, ewes tend to be slightly smaller, reaching an average height of 85 cm (33 inches) at the withers and weighing around 55 kg (120 pounds) at maturity.