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Most adorable sheep on the planet

This cute little fluffy sheep is the most adorable of their kind. The Valais Blacknose sheep is the name of this breed, which originated in the Valais region of Switzerland.

They have been roaming the surface of the earth since the 15th century but only recognized as a breed in late 1900.

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They are also known as Blacknosed Swiss, Visp, Visperschaf, Walliser Schwarznaseschaf and Wallis Blacknose.

these cute sheep are a large size breed with a black nose as their name suggests. Their ears and knees are also black.

They mostly inherit a white fur coat and horns; both rams and ewes.

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Average body height of the Valais Blacknose sheep rams is between 75 and 83 cm, and between 72 and 78 cm for the ewes. A ram could be between 80-130 kg while an ewe’s weight can vary between 70 kg to 90 kg.

However cute they may seem; they are not to be taken as weak. This domestic breed is known to be hardy and strong.

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Living in the Swiss mountains blacknose sheep are mainly used for both meat and wool. About 4Kg of wool can be reared from one sheep every year. But nowadays they are often raised for meat production purposes.

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These cuties enjoy interactions with humans, and therefore makes great pets almost like puppies.

However, this breed is only common in their native Swiss Mountains and very rare in other areas due to climate tolerance.

In 2016 there were only 400 sheep in UK.


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