Breeds of Livestock, Department of Animal Science
Breeds of Livestock - Massese Sheep
Also Known By: Fornese
The Massese is a carpet wool breed kept for both milk and meat production. Belonging to the Apennine group it is similar to the Garfagnina but smaller and grey or brown with a dark head. Both sexes are horned and show a distinctive roman-nose. The herdbook was established in 1971.
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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