It is a large growing, strong-boned, single purpose mutton breed with good grazing behaviour. Their head and legs are covered with fine, shiny black hairs. They are characterized by excellent maternal traits, a good milk yield and a high prolificacy of 1.6 to 1.8. A part of the livestock in Hungary has the inclination to out-of-season breeding. It is one of the breeds having the best grazing behaviour, however they bear also being kept in fold very well. They are characterized by good meat shapes (mutton conformation) and high, 350 to 400 g average daily gain (ADG) of lambs. Mature weights for ewes range from 75 to 90 kg, and ram weights vary from 90 to 130 kg.