Also Known By: Tiroler Bergschaf, Tirolese della Montagna, Bergschaf, Carinthian Mountain, Tiroler,
White Mountain, Weisses Bergschaf, Gebirgsschaf, Pecora bianca delle Montagne
This breed is found in Tyrol of Austria and Bolzano of Italy. It is a coarse wooled breed, belonging to the lop-eared alpine group, which is kept
for meat production. The Tyrol Mountain is similar to the Carinthian but has better
wool, a white face and longer ears. The breed is also occasionally pied or black.
Both sexes are polled.
The Tyrol Mountain originated from Bergamasca, Steinschaf and Spiegel variety of Carinthian.
Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth
Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.