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Sheep breeds by country of origin

    

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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

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 sheep

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

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

Tautersheep

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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RedOrbit
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 08:56:15 -0700

The Jacob sheep, also known as the piebald sheep, is a breed of domestic sheep that developed without large amounts of human intervention, making it an heirloom or unimproved breed. Its exact origin is unknown, but it is known to have descended from ...

RedOrbit

RedOrbit
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:20:28 -0700

Although this breed is not used in modern agriculture or in the meat or wool markets, it is considered important to American history and to studies focusing on the hardiness of sheep breeds. The Hog Island sheep is considered rare and has been given a ...

RedOrbit

RedOrbit
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:30:00 -0700

The South African meat Merino, also known as the South African mutton Merino or SAMM, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in South Africa. It was created using Merinofleischschaf sheep from Germany that were imported into the area in 1932 ...

RedOrbit

RedOrbit
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 08:34:39 -0700

The Hebridean sheep, often called the St. Kilda sheep in the past, is a breed of domestic sheep that is native to the Hebrides in Scotland. The last native individuals of this breed were known to live on only Uist Island and many of these were taken ...

RedOrbit

RedOrbit
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:11:15 -0700

The Icelandic sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that descended from a stock of sheep brought to the area by the Vikings. This breed has been raised in a harsh environment for thousands of years, which has made it hardy in its cold environment, and it ...

RedOrbit

RedOrbit
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 08:32:27 -0700

The Gotland sheep, also known as the Gotland pelt, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed on the Island of Gotland in Sweden during the 1920's and 1930's. It is thought the breed was developed by crossbreeding the native Gute sheep with the ...
 
FarmersWeekly
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 03:47:40 -0700

Innovis breeding is taking the UK by storm since its establishment in 2005. Rhian Price speaks to two farmers using its composite breeds. Low-maintenance breeds that thrive on forage are becoming more sought after by commercial sheep producers, as cost ...

RedOrbit

RedOrbit
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 06:21:06 -0700

Both types of Barbados blackbelly sheep are tolerant to heat and have a higher degree of stamina than most other sheep breeds. It resembles a deer or goat physically and is also light on its. It can be mahogany red to light tan in color and holds black ...
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