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Breeds of Livestock - Alcarrena Sheep

Breeds of Livestock - Alcarrena Sheep

Alcarreña

The Alcarreña is found in the La Alcarria, Guadalajara and Cuenca regions of New Castille, Spain. They are a medium-wooled meat breed. The breed is of the Entrefino type, sometimes with light brown markings on the head and legs, occasionally all black. Both sexes are polled.

Reference:

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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