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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.


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