Coburg Fox Sheep

Ovis ammon aries

A rare sweetheart

The Coburg Fox Sheep’s unique colouring earned its beautiful wool the title of “golden fleece”. These days, Coburg Fox Sheep are rarely kept as farm animals and are facing extinction.


  • Origin

    North Bavaria

  • Diet

    Herbs , grass, hay, leaves, cereals

  • Size

    60 to 80 cm

  • Weight

    55 to 90 kg

  • Gestation period

    approx. 5 months

  • Achievable age

    10 to 12 years

  • Status

    The Coburg Fox Sheep is considered an endangered breed of livestock.

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