The Valais Blacknose sheep (Walliser Schwarznasenschaf in German) is a breed of domestic sheep which is originating from the Valais region in Switzerland.

These adorable and charming animals date back to the 15th century and in the 1960s; they were only formally acknowledged as unique.

They are unique and easy to spot with their distinctive markings of black faces and ears, long twirly horns, and black patches on their knees, hocks, and feet.

The Valias Blacknose Sheep is bred for both the wool and meat industries.

Humans love them most due to their friendliness and apparent fascination with humans.

You can see some adorable pictures of these creatures and you will soon realize why they are dubbed “the cutest sheep in the world” with this facebook page from New Zealand.

The average fibre diameter of their wool is 39 microns and a staple length of 100mm or more.

The yearly produce ranges to about 4 kilogrammes per head.

It is most suitable for carpeting or felting with the coarseness of their wool.

These sheep have a calm nature and they can be easily tamed and known to be friendly.