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A large hornless sheep of a breed developed in the United States, raised for its meat and dense white wool.

[Monta(na) (where the first ram used to develop the breed was purchased) + dale (probably on the model of Corriedale).]


(Animals) an American breed of hornless sheep that is bred for both meat and its substantial fleece
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Evaluation of Dorset, Finnsheep, Romanov, Texel and Montadale breeds of sheep: II.
In the United States, scrapie has primarily been reported in the Suffolk breed (it also has been diagnosed in Border Leicester, Cheviot, Corriedale, Cotswold, Dorset, Finnsheep, Hampshire, Merino, Montadale, Rambouillet, Shropshire, Southdown, and a number of crossbreeds).
Montadale (mon-tah-da-l) The Montadale is a medium to large breed that is all white (see Figure 12-7).