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Breeds of Livestock - Steigar Sheep

Breeds of Livestock - Steigar Sheep

Steigar

Also Known By: Steigar Sau

The Steigar is a medium wooled breed found in the Steigen region of northern Norway.  The breed originated from North Country Cheviot and local breeds.  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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