About Lamon Sheep
Lamon sheep are an
Alpine breed, raised for meat. They large and polled with lop-ears and yellow-white
wool. Sometimes, rarely, their face and legs are speckled brown or black. Their
tail is thin and hangs below the hocks. Horns are absent.
Lamon sheep are
one of the few Italian breeds that migrate throughout the year. In the past
most Lamon sheep flock migrated every year, but today, most are not migratory. Traditionally
Lamon sheep were registration in the town of Lamon in the Belluno Province or northern
Italy. They are also found in the Trentino-Alto Adige region.
Content and photo source: Agraria.org.