Skip to main content

Breeds of Livestock

Open Main MenuClose Main Menu

Also Known By: Fornese


The Massese is a carpet wool breed Two black Massese sheep in a pen.kept for both milk and meat production. Belonging to the Apennine group it is similar to the Garfagnina but smaller and gray or brown with a dark head. Both sexes are horned and show a distinctive roman-nose. The herdbook was established in 1971.




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

Back To Top