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Breeds of Livestock - Fabrianese Sheep

Breeds of Livestock - Fabrianese Sheep

Fabrianese

fabrianese-1.jpgThis breed is found in Ancona Province, Marche Region of Italy.  The Fabrianese is a course wool breed kept for both meat and milk production.  The breed is polled and exhibits a Roman nose.  It orginated from local Apennine crossed to Bergamasca.

Reference:

Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.
Photographs:
Pier Davide Pozzo, Lane d'Italia, Corso G. Pella, 16, 13900 Biella Italy

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updated February 22, 2002

 

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