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Breeds of Livestock - Arles Merino Sheep

Breeds of Livestock - Arles Merino Sheep

Arles Merino

Also known by: Mérinos d'Arles, Provence Merino

Found in the Provence region of southern France, thie fine-wool breed originated from local ewes crossed first with Spanish Merino and later with Châtillonais variety of Précoce.


Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.


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