Also Known By:Barbaresca Siciliana, Orecchiuta, Siciliana migliorata
Found in Sicily in southern Italy, the Sicilian Barbary was developed from the Tunisian
Barbary and the Pinzirita. It is a coarse to medium wool breed kept for both milk and meat production. The
Sicilian Barbary is polled and usually has dark spots on the face and legs. The breed
has lop ears and stores fat at the base of the tail.
Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth
Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.