About Sopravissana Sheep
sheep are found in the Central Apennines, Latium of central Italy. They have
white fine to medium wool and are raised for milk and meat production. They
originated from Vissana crossed with Spanish Merino and Rambouillet sheep in
the 18th and early 19th century. American and Australian Merinos were used
during the early 20th century for additional improvement of the breed.
are horned and the females are polled.
Content and photo source: Agraria.org.