Also Known By: Cagliari, Campidano, Sarda (Italian)
This breed originated from the local lowland breed which were large, polled and had
white wool. Merino and Barbary breeding were also used in developing the breed.
It is primarily kept for milk production. The males are occasionally horned and the
females are polled (hornless).
Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth
Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.