Sopravissana Sheep

About Sopravissana SheepAbout Sopravissana Sheep

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.

Sopravissana rams are horned and the females are polled.

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