The Katsika Sheep breed was named after Katsika village, situated on the shores of Pamvotis lake in the Epirus prefecture. Most Katsika breeders are members of the ‘Epirus Co-operation of Transhumancing Livestock Breeders’ established in 2008, along with breeders of Kalarytiko and Sarakatsaniko sheep breeds
Katsika sheep are medium-sized, coarse-woolled and thin-tailed.
Classified into the ‘Minority’ status (2019).
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