Guirra

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Guirra
Other names Levant Red, Sudat
Country of origin Spain
Distribution Spanish provinces of Alicante, Valencia, and Castellón de la Plana
Use Meat
Traits
Skin color Dark skin
Wool color Red and white

Guirra (also known as Levant Red, Sudat) is a breed of domesticated sheep found in Spain. Most recently, the Guirra has been bred mostly for meat.[1]

Characteristics[edit]

Lambs have a reddish-brown fleece. Their wool lightens as they mature to a red and cream color mixed fleece.[2]

The ears, medium in size, project horizontally from the top of the head. The fleece covers the trunk, neck, and part of legs. The Guirra does not grow a dense wool and is considered to be quite greasy.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Asociacion Nacional de Criadores de Raza Guirra". Guirra (in Spanish). Asociacion Nacional de Criadores de Raza Guirra. Retrieved 2014-07-29. 
  2. ^ Schoenian, Susan. "Guirra". Sheep Breeds G - I. Sheep101.info. Retrieved 2014-07-29.