Bovidae

Morphology

Weight
Ewes : from 55 to 65 kg / Sheep : from 70 to 80 kg

Classification

Classe
Mammals
Family
Bovidae
Ovis aries
 

Habitat

This breed is found in Savoie and Haute-Savoie, especially in Thônes, Val d'Arly and Maurienne.


Reproduction-Longévité

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

LIFESTYLE

The Thônes and Marthod breed is very hardy and endures the temperature variations in the mountains. In the summer it resides perfectly at altitudes beyond 2,000 m.