Also Known As: Tête rouge du Maine
The Rouge de l'Ouest is of the same origin as the Bleu du Maine but with a distinctive pink face and legs. It is polled and used primarily for market
The breed average fleece weight is 1.5-2 kilograms with a staple length of 4-5 cm
and a spinning count of 58-60's.
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