Bovidae

Morphology

Weight
Sheep : 90 kg / Ewes : 60 kg

Classification

Classe
Mammals
Family
Bovidae
Ovis aries
 

Habitat

The Causse du Lot is a French ovine breed originating in the limestone plateaus in the Lot : the Causses du Quercy.


DIET

Ewes and sheep feed mainly on grass, flowers and seeds.
 

Reproduction - LIFESPAN

Lifespan : ten or so years 
Sexual maturity : 6 to 8 months
Gestation : 5 months
 

LIFESTYLE

This hardy breed, content with the sparse Caussenard vegetation, consumes woody vegetation if necessary. It is resistant to the heat prevailing in its region of origin and is a good walker.