About Tiroler Steinschaf Sheep
Steinschaf, also known as Tyrolean rock sheep or Pecora della Roccia Tirolese,
sheep is found in Tyrol, Austria
and Bolzano, Italy. They are a coarse-wooled breed, belonging to the Lop-eared
Alpine group, which is kept mainly for meat production.
Steinschaf is one of the forty-two autochthonous local sheep breeds of limited
distribution for which a herdbook is kept by the Associazione Nazionale della
Pastorizia, the Italian national association of sheep-breeders. In 2013 no
total number for the breed was recorded in the herdbook; total numbers are
about 60 head.
photo sources: Wikipedia and Agraria.org.