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A white, shaggy Pinzirita sheep standing in the dirt.Also Known By: Siciliana locale, Comune siciliana


The Pinzirita breed is found in the area surrounding Sicily in southern Italy. It is a coarse wool breed kept for milk and meat production. They have black or brown marks on the face and legs. The males are horned and the females are polled.

A white Pinzirita ram with a black and white speckled face.












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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