Katsika Ioanina

 

History

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

Morphological Traits

Katsika sheep are medium-sized, coarse-woolled and thin-tailed. 

Productivity traits

Population*

Classified into the ‘Minority’ status (2019).

 

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