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Breeds of Livestock - Valais Blacknose Sheep

Breeds of Livestock - Valais Blacknose Sheep

Valais Blacknose

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.

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Reference:

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

Photographs:

Jris Schärli-Hofer, Switzerland.


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