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Breeds of Livestock - German Mountain Sheep

Breeds of Livestock - German Mountain Sheep

German Mountain

Also Known By: Weißes Bergschaf, White Mountain, Deutsches Weisses Bergschaf

The German Mountain breed is found in the Bavarian Alps and Prealps of southern Germany.  The breed was developed by grading local breeds to Bergamasca and Tyrol Mountain.  It is a coarse to medium wooled breed and is 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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