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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
Sun, 14 Dec 2014 16:12:05 -0800

The release of the imported "exotic" sheep breeds from Europe in the 1990s changed things, and the word "composites" appeared for various mixtures, and the smart farmers who bought shares in Sheepac (the company that marketed them) and got in first did ...

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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 00:48:45 -0800

Few subjects are as likely to stir up emotion among sheep farmers more than breed choice. Some stick to the breed used by their ancestors while others embrace modern breeds. What is evident from the recently published Eblex survey of UK sheep ...
 
Modern Farmer
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 06:37:30 -0800

Then the researchers compared this genome to the genome of modern day sheep breeds to try to learn more about these centuries-old sheep. They found a sea change of sorts, moving from one type of sheep in the late 17th century to the predominance of a ...

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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:11:15 -0800

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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 13:11:15 -0800

Landcorp has purchased 2,500 East Friesian sheep, which are the best sheep breeds in terms of milk yield per ewe, for one of its central North Island farms to pilot the move into sheep milk. Carden said he will seek board approval in January for the ...

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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 06:01:00 -0800

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Tue, 09 Dec 2014 10:36:10 -0800

Further analysis of alleles shared with modern European sheep breeds allowed the scientists to home in on which regional varieties of sheep the samples came from. The 17th century parchment likely came from black-faced sheep found in northern Britain, ...
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