Vicentina Sheep

About Vicentina SheepAbout Vicentina Sheep

Vicentina sheep are white and raised for meat. They are a variety of LamonSheep. They are found on the Asiago Plateau (Vicenza Province, Lombardy Region, northern Italy). Formerly, they were also in the Chiampo Valley. Most sheep in the area are in family holdings of only three to four head. In the winter they are stall-fed, but during the summer are put into bands of 700–1.000 sheep to graze in the mountains above the plateau.

Vicentina sheep are similar to the Lamon, except that dark colouration on their face and legs is more extensive, and the convex profile of the head is less pronounced than that of the Lamon.
Aptitude production: meat.

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