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Breeds of Livestock - Pagliarola Sheep

Breeds of Livestock - Pagliarola Sheep


Abruzzo and Molise, in Italy, is where the Pagliarola sheep are found.  A coarse to medium wooled breed, it is kept more for its meat production.  The breed is usually colored yellowish white but is also found in reddish-black.  Both sexes are polled.


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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