Also Known By:Lentinese, Red Head, Testa rossa, Faccia rossa
The Comisana breed is found in southeastern Sicily. It is a dairy breed with course
to medium wool quality and a reddish-brown face. It originated from the Maltese and
Sicilian breeds in the late 19th and early 20th century. The breed has semi-lop ears
and is polled. The rams weigh around 80 kg whereas the ewes weigh around 50 kg.
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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