About Priangan Sheep
Priangan Sheep are from Priangan(a mountainous region in West Java province on the island of
Java in Indonesia). They are raised for meat and sport fighting.
Priangan rams are selected for size, horn size, and for
fighting ability. The champion rams are highly priced and may fetch up to
300,000 rupiah ( US $722 ). However, they are not used for breeding during
their fighting career as it is feared that mating would deprive them of their
taste for fighting.
Priangan is a variety of the Javanese Thin-tailed sheep.
Some indications are that Africander and Merino breeding were introduced in the
19th century. They are usually black or pied, occasionally individuals will be gray
or tan. Males are horned and females are polled. Individuals often lack