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A group of three gray Norwegian Fur sheep.Also Known By: Norsk Pels-Sau, Norwegian Pelt


This breed is kept for meat and for the pelt it produces. They are typically gray or white and both sexes are polled. The Norwegian Fur originated from Gotland and Old Norwegian breeds.


The adult ewes reach a live weight of 60-70 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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