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A fluffy black and gray Swedish Fur sheep standing in the grass.Also Known By: Gotland, Swedish Pelt, Pälsfar, Gotlands får


The Swedish Fur Sheep is found throughout Sweden. It is kept for its pelt and meat production. The Swedish Fur Sheep were developed from Gute selected for curl and color beginning in 1920. The breed is primarily gray.




Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.


Fredrik Ståhlberg, Stockholm, Sweden

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