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Acıpayam sheep

Adal sheep

Afghan Arabi

Africana sheep

Afrikaner sheep

Alai sheep

Alcarreña

Algarve Churro

Algerian Arab

Alpagota

Alpines Steinschaf

Altamurana

Altay sheep

Ancon sheep

Appenninica

Arabi sheep

Arapawa sheep

Arkhar-Merino

Armenian Semicoarsewool

Askanian

Assaf sheep

Aussiedown

Australian White

Awassi sheep

Badger Face Welsh Mountain (sheep)

Bagnolese

Balkhi sheep

Baluchi sheep

Balwen Welsh Mountain sheep

Barbados Blackbelly sheep

Barbaresca

Bardoka

Basco-béarnaise

Beltex

Bentheimer Landschaf

Bergamasca sheep

Berrichon du Cher

Beulah Speckled Face

Biellese

Bizet (sheep)

Black Welsh Mountain sheep

Blackhead Persian (sheep)

Bleu du Maine

Bluefaced Leicester

Bond (sheep)

Booroola Merino

Border Cheviot

Border Leicester sheep

Boreray (sheep)

Bovec sheep

Braunes Bergschaf

Brecknock Hill Cheviot

Brentegana

Brianzola

Brigasca

British Milk (sheep)

Brogna

Bündner Oberländerschaf

Calico sheep

California Red (sheep)

Cameroon sheep

Campbell Island sheep

Canadian Arcott

Castlemilk Moorit

Charmoise

Charollais sheep

Cheviot sheep

Chios sheep

Cholistani

Churra

Ciavenasca

Cikta

Cine Capari

Ciuta sheep

Clun Forest sheep

Coburger Fuchsschaf

Columbia sheep

Comeback (sheep)

Comisana

Coolalee

Coopworth sheep

Cormo

Cornella Bianca

Cornigliese

Corriedale

Corteno

Cotswold sheep

Criollo sheep

Dagliç sheep

Dala-fur sheep

Dalesbred

Damani (sheep)

Damara sheep

Danish Landrace sheep

Debouillet (sheep)

Delaine Merino

Delle Langhe

Derbyshire Gritstone

Deutsches Bergschaf

Devon Closewool

Devon Longwoolled

Dohne Merino

Dorper

Dorset Down

Dorset Horn

Drenthe Heath sheep

Drysdale sheep

Easycare

Elliottdale

English Leicester sheep

Estonian Ruhnu sheep

Exmoor Horn

Fabrianese

Fannin sheep

Faroe sheep

Fat-tailed sheep

Finarda

Finnish Dorset sheep

Finnsheep

Frabosana

Gaddi (sheep)

Galway sheep

Gansu Alpine Fine-wool

Garessina

Garfagnina Bianca

Gentile di Puglia

Gotland (sheep)

Grey Troender sheep

Greyface Dartmoor

Gromark

Guirra

Gulf Coast Native sheep

Gute sheep

Hampshire sheep

Hebridean sheep

Heidschnucke

Herdwick

Hill Radnor

Hog Island sheep

Icelandic sheep

Istriana

Jacob sheep

Jezersko–Solčava sheep

Karakul sheep

Karayaka

Katahdin sheep

Kerry Hill sheep

Kooka

Lacaune (sheep)

Lamon sheep

Laticauda sheep

Latxa

Leccese

Lincoln sheep

List of sheep breeds

Lithuanian Black-headed

Llanwenog (sheep)

Lleyn sheep

Lohi sheep

Lonk

Lítla Dímun sheep

Magra sheep

Manx Loaghtan

Marrana

Marwari sheep

Massese sheep

Matesina

Meatmaster

Mehraban (sheep)

Merinizzata Italiana

Merino

Merinolandschaf

Montadale

Morada Nova sheep

Najdi sheep

Navajo-Churro sheep

Nera di Arbus

Newfoundland sheep

Nilgiri sheep

Noire du Velay

Norfolk Horn

North Country Cheviot

North Ronaldsay sheep

Northern European short-tailed sheep

Nostrana

Noticiana

Ouessant sheep

Ovella galega

Oxford sheep

Panama sheep

Pedi (sheep)

Pelibuey sheep

Peppin Merino

Perendale

Pinzirita

Poll Dorset

Poll Merino

Polled Dorset

Polwarth (sheep)

Polypay

Pomarancina

Pomeranian Coarsewool sheep

Portland sheep

Priangan sheep

Pusterese

Racka

Rambouillet sheep

Red Maasai

Rideau Arcott

Romanov sheep

Romeldale

Romney sheep

Roslag sheep

Rosset sheep

Rouge de l'Ouest

Rough Fell

Royal White

Ruda sheep

Rya (sheep)

Ryeland

Sakiz sheep

Saltasassi

Sambucana

Santa Cruz sheep

Santa Inês (sheep)

Sarda sheep

Savoiarda

Schwarzbraunes Bergschaf

Sciara sheep

Scottish Blackface

Scottish Dunface

Serrai (sheep)

Shetland sheep

Shropshire sheep

Skudde

Soay sheep

Somali sheep

Sopravissana

Southdown sheep

Spælsau

St. Croix sheep

Suffolk sheep

Swaledale sheep

Tacola sheep

Taleshi (sheep)

Targhee sheep

Teeswater sheep

Texel sheep

Tiroler Bergschaf

Tiroler Steinschaf

Trimeticcia di Segezia

Tsigai

Tunis sheep

Uda (sheep)

Ustyurt Mountain sheep

Valais Blacknose (sheep)

Valle del Belice (sheep)

Van Rooy (sheep)

Varesina (sheep)

Vendéen

Vicentina (sheep)

Vissana

Waziri (sheep)

Welsh Mountain sheep

Wensleydale (sheep)

West African Dwarf (sheep)

White Polled Heath

White Suffolk

Whiteface Dartmoor

Whitefaced Woodland

Wiltshire Horn

Zelazna (sheep)

Zerasca

Zulu sheep

Zwartbles

Île-de-France sheep

    

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Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nz
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:44:22 -0700

Seeing the value in it, Hales sourced some karakul sheep, one of the oldest sheep breeds, and developed a flock. That was the beginning, and over the years he has since acquired other varieties and successfully bred some of the rarest sheep in the world.

Statesman Journal

Statesman Journal
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 09:17:42 -0700

Meet the Lambies Day: Meet the new spring lambs, along with chickens, border collies, flock-guardian dogs, and barn cats. The farm raises several different sheep breeds for their wool,including Shetlands, Romneys, and Scottish Blackface, 10 a.m. to 4 p ...

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Virginia Gazette
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:16:44 -0700

She explained that the breed is historically significant because of their origins in the 18th century, when they were used to produce a variety of sheep breeds. Their preservation is important because of the idea of genetic diversity. "We've lost ...
 
7thSpace Interactive (press release)
Tue, 17 Mar 2015 00:07:30 -0700

Herein, we aimed to evaluate the population structure and genome selection among 140 individuals from ten representative Chinese indigenous sheep breeds: Ujimqin, Hu, Tong, Large-Tailed Han and Lop breed (Mongolian group); Duolang and Kazakh ...
 
The Courier
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:07:30 -0700

“The sale has been very successful over the past two years, attracting huge ringside interest, and will give buyers a rare opportunity to source high-quality breeding stock of the major sheep breeds in Scotland,” NSA Scotland chairwoman Sybil ...
 
The Daily Advocate
Sun, 15 Mar 2015 13:15:00 -0700

Several sheep breeds are used by Kraut Creek Pastures: Katahdin, which originates in Maine; another breed used is Texel. Garber is experimenting also with a breed called Shropshire, originating from a closed flock in CA since the early 1900's. For the ...

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FarmersWeekly
Fri, 06 Mar 2015 08:18:45 -0800

Plans to introduce a combined breed analysis in sheep in a similar manner to the dairy evaluation have been met with some reservation from the UK sheep industry. UK genetic evaluations of sheep have traditionally been undertaken within purebred ...

GlobalMeatNews.com

GlobalMeatNews.com
Tue, 17 Mar 2015 02:00:00 -0700

Russia is considering creating a large cluster of facilities to rear sheep breeds for meat in Crimea, as part of a project to develop agriculture in the peninsula, according to government administrators in the region.
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