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Also Known By: Rygja Sau


The Rygja is a medium, short wooled breed which originated from Cheviot and Old Norwegian with additional Leicester Longwool or Oxford Down breeding. The face and legs are sometimes colored.




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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