The Dala-fur (Dala pälsfår, Swedish) is a breed of domestic sheep originating in Sweden. The Dala-fur is one of several sheep breeds that are remnents of the old Swedish landrace breed, and is one of the Northern European short-tailed sheep breeds.
This breed is white, small, short, hardy and has a short, wool-less tail. About 90% of all rams are horned while the ewes are polled (hornless). Rams weigh approximately 60 kilograms (130 lb) and ewes 45 kilograms (99 lb).
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- DAD-IS (2009). "Bündner Oberländerschaf/Switzerland". Domestic Animal Diversity Information System. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Retrieved 2010-06-17.
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