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Turchessa sheep are a medium-sized indigenous breed hailing from Campania, Italy, and are classified under the soft wool group. Their origins are speculated to involve crossbreeding with Mediterranean sheep, possibly incorporating characteristics of breeds with a fat tail.
Adorned in a pristine white coat, Turchessa sheep exude a classic elegance. The males of this breed boast impressive spiral-shaped horns, adding to their distinctive appearance.
These sheep are valued for their dual-purpose nature, being raised both for meat and milk production. Their versatility makes them a practical choice for farmers seeking a breed that excels in multiple agricultural roles.