The Pag sheep

The Pag sheep is a native Croatian breed that belongs to the group of Mediterranean sheep. They live throughout the island of Pag, whey they are mostly bred today. Today, sheep breeding and tourism are the most important economic sectors in the area. It is generally thought that, given the available grazing lands on the island of Pag, a figure of around 30,000 sheep is probably optimal. The sheep are kept out in the open day and night throughout the year. They are fed by grazing on the poor rockeries and eating hay, corn and fodder mixtures.