Bleu Du Maine (sheep)

Bleu Du Maine (sheep)

The Bleu du Maine (also known as Blauköpfiges Fleischschaf (German), Bazougers, Bluefaced Maine, Blue-headed Maine, Maine-Anjou, Maine à tête bleue, Maynne Blue) is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in western France, in the region common to the departments of Maine-et-Loire, Mayenne and Sarthe. A large, prolific sheep, the most distinctive characteristic of the breed is its bald, gray–blue head which is polled in both sexes. More common in France and the Netherlands, it has also been exported to the U.K., where it is sometimes used for the creation of cross–bred mules. Though this breed does grow wool, it is raised primarily for meat.

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