It is s strong-boned mutton breed with good grazing behaviour. The head and the legs have a matte black colour. This breed has good maternal traits, Their prolificacy ranges from 1.5 to 1.7. They are characterized by a high (360-400 g) average daily gain (ADG) of lambs. When they are used in a merino flock for retupping, even the lambs born at the end of the lambing season will reach the market weight without any problem. Their inclination to out-of-season breeding is low, but under the keeping conditions in Hungary a part of the livestock can be mated also out of the season. Mature weights for ewes range from 70 to 90 kg, and ram weights vary from 100 to 130 kg.