Langhe sheep

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Also known as Langarola, it is a medium sized sheep with a ram-like nose profile, especially in rams. The fleece is open and of a characteristic white colour; the ears are medium sized, hanging down towards the front; there are no horns. From this sheep’s milk is made typical Toma di Murazzano, a well appreciated cheese.Langhe sheep is bred in the upper Langhe hills, in the province of Cuneo, Piedmont.

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StateItaly
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Piemonte

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