The Zemspol company renewed pasturage in the Moravian Karst area in 2005, using EU subsidies. Its sheep herd has gradually increased to include 150 heads now.
Hosek said the sheep is the Romanov species which is extraordinarily fertile, delivering three young on average.
"The birth of quintuplets, however, is quite unusual," he added.
The five siblings comprise four males and a female. All of them are reportedly doing well.
Sheep are immensely important for the preservation of the Moravian Karst's typical landscape. They graze unwelcome bushes and their sharp hooves help aerate the land they walk on.
This enables the survival of a number of rare plants that would otherwise disappear from the Moravian Karst.
Zemspol kept some 2,000 sheep until 1995 but it dropped the business as demand for sheep wool and mutton declined.
It was environmentalists who called for the pasturage renewal. Most recently the sheep have become a tourist attraction.
Zemspol also sells lambs mainly to private keepers who use them to graze the grass on their plots.
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