It is a single purpose mutton breed with good grazing behaviour as well as black face and legs. A peculiarity of the breed is that they do not damage coniferous trees, buds, the bark of fruit trees and vine stocks, consequently this breed is recommended to be used to keep nurseries, orchards and vineyards weed-free. They are characterized by good maternal traits, good milk performance and a prolificacy of 1.7 to 2.0. They are characterized by good meat shapes (mutton conformation) and 350 to 400 g average daily gain (ADG) of lambs. Mature weights for ewes range from 60 to 80 kg, and ram weights vary from 100 to 125 kg.