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Breeds of Livestock - Pag Island Sheep

Breeds of Livestock - Pag Island Sheep

Pag Island

    pagisland-web-1.jpgAlso Known As: Paška (Croatia), Paška Ovca (Croatia), Pago-Selve (Italy), Silba,

    This breed is cound in Croatia and is a tri-purpose breed similar to the Dubrovnik. They are primarily white with an occasional black individual. The males are usually horned and the females polled. They are thought to of originated from Merino crossed with Pramenka in the early 19th century.

    References:

    Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.

    Photographs:

    Juraj Grizelj, DVM, Croatia


Added August 1, 2003

 

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