Also Known By: Wallis Blacknose, Walliser Schwarznaseschaf, Blacknosed Swiss, Visp, Visperschaf.
The Valais Blacknose is a coarsewooled (i.e. mattress, mixed or carpet) breed from Switzerland kept primarily for meat.
Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.
Patrick Schaller, Switzerland.