Bardoka Sheep

The Bardoka¬†Sheep is a domestic sheep breed found in the Metohia region of Kosovo. Its name is derived from the Albanian word “Bardoka”, meaning white. The breed can adjust itself to varied environmental conditions, especially cold weathers; however, it cannot tolerate high humidity.

Bardoka Sheep
Bardoka Sheep
Also Known As White Metohian Sheep, White Metohija Sheep
Physical Characteristics White with pink skin; both, male and female are horned
Weight Rams:65 kg (143 lb) at maturity
Ewes: 50 kg (110lb) at maturity
Height Rams: 70 cm (28 in) at the withers
Ewes: 60 cm (24 in) at the withers
Uses Milk, meat, and wool production, as well as for research
Country of Origin Kosovo
Distribution Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia, and Albania
Bardoka Sheep Pictures
Bardoka Sheep Pictures
Bardoka Sheeps
Bardoka Sheeps

Milk Production

The lactation period of the ewes continues approximately for 180 days. Considered one of the highest milk-producing breeds, it provides 200 pints (100 lits) of milk with around 7.1% milk fat.

Bardoka Sheep Images
Bardoka Sheep Images

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