List of sheep breeds

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4 breeds of sheep, in the illustrated encyclopedia Meyers Konversationslexikon

This is a list of domestic breeds of sheep. Domestic sheep (Ovis aries) are partially derived from mouflon (Ovis orientalis) stock, and have diverged sufficiently to be considered a different species.

Domestic sheep breeds[edit]

Sorted alphabetically.

A[edit]

Name Picture Alternate Name Origin Purpose
Acıpayam --- --- Turkey[1] Meat, wool[1]
Adallie ovis --- --- Ethiopia[2] Meat[2]
Africana --- Camura, Colombian Wooless, Pelona, Red African, Rojo Africana, West African[3] Colombia[3] Meat[3]
Alai --- --- Kyrgyzstan[4] Meat, wool[4]
Alcarreña --- --- Spain[5] Meat[5]
Algarve Churro --- --- Portugal[6] Meat[7]
Alpines Steinschaf --- --- Germany[8] Meat, wool, vegetation management[8]
Altay --- --- China[9] Meat[10]
Ancon --- Otter sheep[11] United States[11] ---
Apennine Toscana Schafe.jpg Appenninica, Bariscianese, Chietina Varzese, Perugina del piano[12] Italy[12] Meat[12]
Arabi --- --- Iran, Iraq[13] Meat[13]
Arkhar-Merino --- --- Kazakhstan Wool
Afghan Arabi[note 1] --- --- Afghanistan[14] Meat[14]
Algerian Arab[note 1] --- Ouled Jellal, Western Thin-tailed[15] Algeria[15] Meat[16]
Arapawa Island Arapawa merino.jpg --- New Zealand[17] Wool[18]
Armenian Semicoarsewool --- Armyanskaya Polugrubosherstnaya[19] Armenia[19] Meat, milk[19]
Askanian Ascanian sheep 1.jpg Askaniysky[20] Ukraine[20] Wool[20]
Assaf --- --- Israel[21] Meat, milk[21]
Aussiedown --- --- Australia[22] Meat[22]
Australian White --- --- Australia Meat
Awassi Kuwaiti sheep.jpg Ivesi, Baladi, Deiri, Syrian, Ausi, Nuami, Gezirieh[23] South Eastern AnatoliaSyro-Arabian desert[23] Milk[23]

B[edit]

Name Picture Alternate Name Origin Purpose
Balkhi --- --- Afghanistan, North-west Pakistan[24] Meat[25]
Baluchi --- Araghi, Baluchi dumda, Farahani, Kermani, Khorasani, Khurasani, Mengali, Naeini, Neini, Shinwari, Taraki, Yazdi[26] Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan[26] Wool[27]
Barbados Blackbelly sheep Barbados blackbelly 2 Elkins.jpg --- Caribbean[28] Meat[29]
Bardoka --- --- Serbia[30] Meat, milk, research, wool[30]
Basco-Béarnais Basco-Béarnaise profil.JPG Vasca Carranzana[31] France[31] Milk[31]
Beltex --- --- Belgium[32] Meat[32]
Bentheimer Landschaf Bentheimer Landschaf portrait.jpg Landrace of Bentheim[33] Germany[33] Vegetation management[33]
Bergamasca --- Bergamasker, Gigante di Bergamo, Bergamacia[34] Italy[34] Meat, milk, wool[35]
Berichon du Cher --- --- France[36] Meat[36]
Beulah Speckled Face --- --- Wales[37] Meat[38]
Bibrik --- --- Pakistan[39] Meat[39]
Biellese --- Biellese-Bergamasca[40] Italy[40] Meat[40]
Bizet --- --- France[41] Meat[41]
Blackhead Persian Sheep in Pretoria SA.jpg Swartkoppersie[42] South Africa[42] Meat[42]
Bleu du Maine Bleu du Maine in Flanders.jpg Blauköpfiges Fleischschaf, Bazougers, Bluefaced Maine, Blue-headed Maine, Maine-Anjou, Maine à tête bleue, Maynne Blue[43] France[43] Meat[44]
Bluefaced Leicester Ewe and lambs in the garden.jpg --- United Kingdom[45] Meat[46]
Bond Bond sheep.jpg --- Australia[47] Wool[47]
Border Leicester Border Leicester portrait.jpg --- United Kingdom[48] Meat[48]
Boreray --- Boreray Blackface, Hebridean Blackface[49] Scotland[49] Meat[50]
Bovska --- Bovec sheep, Plezzana, Krainer Steinschaf Slovenia[51] Milk[51]
Braunes Bergschaf --- Brown Mountain sheep[52] Germany[52] Meat, vegetation management[53]
Brazilian Somali --- Berbera Blackhead[54] Somalia[54] Meat[55]
British Milk sheep --- --- United Kingdom[56] Milk[56]
Bündner Oberland --- Graubünden, Grisons[57] Switzerland[57] Vegetation management[57]

C[edit]

Name Picture Alternate Name Origin Purpose
California Red --- --- United States[58] Meat, wool[58]
California Variegated Mutant Romeldales and handler.JPG CVM, Romeldale/CVM United States Wool
Cameroon sheep Cameroon sheep.jpg Kamerunská ovce[59] West Africa[59] Meat[60]
Campanian Barbary --- --- Italy[61] Meat, milk[61]
Canadian Arcott --- --- Canada[62] Meat[58]
Cărăbaşă --- Black-headed Teleorman Tigaie Romania ---
Castlemilk Moorit Borris the ram.jpg Castlemilk Shetland, Moorit Shetland[63] Scotland[64] Hobby[63]
Charmoise Charmoises.jpg --- France[65] Meat[66]
Charollais Mouton Charollais.JPG --- France[67] Meat[67]
Cheviot Cheviot ewe and triplets.jpg --- Scotland[68] Meat, wool[68]
Border Cheviot[note 2] --- South Country Cheviot[69] United Kingdom[69] Meat[69]
Brecknock Hill Cheviot[note 2] --- Brecon Cheviot, Sennybridge Cheviot[70] Wales[70] Meat[71]
North Country Cheviot[note 2] --- --- Scotland[72] Meat[72]
Chios --- --- Island of Chios[73] Milk[74]
Cholistani --- --- Pakistan[75] Meat[76]
Churra Sementales raza churra.jpg Spanish Churro[77] Spain[78] Meat, milk[79]
Cikta --- --- Hungary[80] Meat[80]
Cine Capari --- --- Turkey[81] ---
Clun Forest 1980 UK Ram of the Year (Clun Forest breed).jpg --- England[82] Meat, milk, wool[58]
Coburger Fuchsschaf --- Coburg Fox Sheep[83] Germany[83] Vegetation management[83]
Columbia Ewe lamb, Columbia breed.jpg --- United States[58] Wool[84]
Comeback --- --- Australia[85] Meat, wool[85]
Comisana --- Lentinese, Red Head, Testa rossa, Faccia rossa[86] Italy[86] Milk[86]
Coolalee Coolalee.jpg --- Australia[87] Meat[87]
Coopworth Coopworth sheep.jpg --- New Zealand[88] Meat, wool[88]
Cormo Cormo sheep.jpg --- AustraliaandNewZealand[89] Wool[89]
Corriedale Corriedale sheep.JPG --- NewZealand[90] Meat, wool[90]
Cotswold Closeup of Cotswold.jpg --- United Kingdom[91] Meat, wool[91]
Criollo --- Creole, Chilludo, Colombian, Lucero, Pampa, Tarhumara, Uruguayan, Venezuelan[92] Central America[93] Meat[92]

D[edit]

Name Picture Alternate Origin Purpose
Dala Fur sheep --- Dala pälsfår Sweden[94] ---
Dalesbred Sheep with interesting horns.jpg --- United Kingdom[95] Meat and wool[96]
Dagliç --- --- Turkey[97] Meat and milk[97]
Damani --- --- Pakistan[98] Meat and wool[98]
Damara --- --- Namibia[99] Meat[99]
Danish Landrace Klitfår.jpg Landfår, Klitfår[100] Denmark[100] Wool[100]
Debouillet --- --- United States[58] Wool[101]
Derbyshire Gritstone --- --- United Kingdom[102] Meat[102]
Deutsches Bergschaf --- Weißes Bergschaf, White Mountain, Deutsches Weisses Bergschaf[103] Germany[103] Meat and wool[104]
Devon Closewool --- --- United Kingdom[105] Meat[106]
Djallonke ---
Devon Longwoolled --- Devon Longwool[107] United Kingdom[107] Meat and wool[107]
Dohne Merino --- Dohne, El Dohne Merino[108] South Africa[108] Meat and wool[108]
Dorper Dorper white ram.jpg --- South Africa[109] Meat[109]
Dorset Dorset sheep.jpg Dorset Horn, Dorset Horned[110] United States[110] Meat[110]
Dorset Down Mouton Dorset Down.JPG --- United Kingdom[111] Meat[111]
Drysdale Drysdale ewe.jpg --- New Zealand[112] Wool[112]

E[edit]

Name Picture Alternate Name Origin Purpose
Easycare --- --- United Kingdom[113] Meat[113]
East Friesian Ostfriesische milchschafe.jpg Ostfriesisches Milchschaf[114] Germany[114] Milk[114]
Elliottdale --- --- Tasmania[115] Wool[115]
English Leicester Leicester sheep, Virginia.jpg Bakewell Leicester, Dishley Leicester, Improved Leicester, Leicester, Leicester Longwool, New Leicester[116] England[116] Meat[116]
Estonian Ruhnu --- Eesti maalammas Estonia Meat, wool
Exmoor Horn Exmoor Horn in habitat.jpg --- Exmoor Meat

F[edit]

Name Picture Alternate Name Origin Purpose
Fabrianese --- --- Italy Meat, milk
Faroes Sheep (Faroe Islands).jpg --- Faroe Islands Meat, wool
Fat-tailed sheep (group of breeds) Fat-Tailed Breed.jpg --- Africa, Middle east, Near East, Pakistan, Northern India, Western China, Mongolia Meat
Finnsheep Finnsheep ram close-up.jpg Finnish Landrace Finland Meat
Flanders Milk sheep --- --- --- ---
French Alpine sheep --- --- --- ---
Friesian Milk sheep --- --- --- ---
Fuglestad --- --- --- ---

G[edit]

Name Picture Alternate Name Origin Purpose
Gaddi Northern Breeds India Meat and Wool.
Galway --- --- Ireland Meat
Ganjia --- --- --- ---
Gansu Alpine Fine-wool --- --- --- ---
Gentile di Puglia --- --- --- ---
Geschecktes Bergschaf --- --- --- ---
Ghezel Red karaman, Gezel North West of Iran, Azerbaijan Meat, wool
Gotland Gotland pelt sheep.jpg Gotland pelt Sweden Meat
Gökçeada --- --- Turkey ---
Greyface Dartmoor Anybody know a good barber?.jpg --- United Kingdom Meat
Grey Troender Grey troender sheep.jpg Grå trøndersau Norway Wool
Gromark Gromark.jpg --- Australia Meat, wool
Groningen Milk sheep --- --- --- ---
Gulf Coast Native --- --- --- ---
Guirra --- --- Mediterranean coast of Spain[117] Meat[117]
Gute Gutebagge.jpg Gutefår Sweden Genetic conservation

H[edit]

Name Picture Alternate Name Origin Purpose
Hampshire Mouton Hampshire.JPG Hampshire Down United Kingdom Meat
Han --- --- --- ---
Langzhou Large-tail Han[note 3] --- --- --- ---
Small-tail Han[note 3] --- --- --- ---
Hanzhong --- --- China ---
Harnai --- --- ---
Hasht Nagri --- --- --- ---
Hazaragie --- --- --- ---
Hebridean Hebridean ram closeup.jpg St Kilda sheep Scotland Vegetation management
Heidschnucke Heidschnucke-Horst.jpg Family of sheep including
the 3 breeds below
Germany Meat, vegetation management, wool
Graue gehörnte Heidschnucke[note 4] Heidschnucke.jpg Grey Horned Heath Germany Meat, vegetation management, wool
Moorschnucke[note 4] Moorschnucke im Wildfreigehege Bend Grevenbroich 02 b.jpg White Polled Heath Germany Meat, vegetation management, wool
Weiße gehörnte Heidschnucke[note 4] --- White Horned Heath Germany Meat, vegetation management, wool
Herdwick Lone Lake District Herdwick.jpg --- England Meat
Herik --- --- Turkey ---
Hill Radnor --- --- Wales Meat
Hog Island Hog Island sheep at Mt Vernon.jpg --- United States Wool
Hu --- --- --- ---

I[edit]

Name Picture Alternate Name Origin Purpose
Icelandic sheep Icelandic sheep summer 06.jpg íslenska sauðkindin Iceland Meat, milk, wool
Inner Mongolian wool --- --- --- ---
Île-de-France Ile de France 2.jpg Dishley Merino France Meat
Iranian Red sheep --- Oriental Mouflon Iran Meat
Istrian milk --- --- --- ---

J[edit]

Name Picture Alternate Name Origin Purpose
Jacob Jacob sheep.jpg --- United Kingdom Hides, meat, pet, wool
Jezersko–Solčava sheep Krainer Brillenschafe Stübing 007.jpg Brillenschaf, Carinthian sheep, Seelaenderschaf, Spectacles Sheep[118] Slovenia[118] Meat[119]
Juraschaf --- --- --- ---

K[edit]

Name Picture Alternate Name Origin Purpose
Karacabey Merino --- --- Turkey ---
Kachhi --- --- --- ---
Kajli --- --- --- ---
Kamakuyruk --- --- Turkey ---
Karakul 102 0198 Karakul3.jpg --- Central Asia Hides, meat, milk, wool
Karayaka Karayaka-Sheep-1.jpg --- Turkey Meat, milk, wool
Katahdin --- --- United States Meat
Kempen Heath --- --- Netherlands ---
Kerry Hill Kerry Hill ewe and lamb.jpg --- Wales Meat
Kivircik --- --- Turkey ---
Kooka --- --- Pakistan Milk
Krainer Steinschaf --- Bovec sheep, Bovska, Plezzana Austria ---
Kashmir Merino --- --- --- Wool
Karagouniko --- --- --- ---

L[edit]

Name Picture Alternate Name Origin Purpose
Lacaune Brebis lacaune.jpg --- France Milk
Landais --- --- --- ---
Langhe --- --- --- ---
Lati --- --- --- ---
Latxa Latxa.jpg --- Spain Milk
Leineschaf Leineschaf.jpg --- Germany Wool, Meat
Lincoln Lincoln Longwool Lamb.jpg Lincoln Longwool England Meat, wool
Lithuanian Black-headed --- Lietuvos vietines siurksciavilnês Lithuania Meat, wool
Llanwenog --- --- Wales Meat
Lleyn Lleyn sheep.jpg Dafad Llŷn Wales Meat
Lohi --- --- Pakistan Wool
Lonk --- Improved Haslingden England Meat, wool
Luzein sheep --- --- --- ---

M[edit]

Name Picture Alternate Name Origin Purpose
Maltese --- --- Malta ---
Manchega --- --- --- ---
Manech --- --- --- ---
Marwari --- --- India Wool, meat
Manx Loaghtan Manx loaghtan.jpg Loaghtyn, Loghtan Isle of Man Wool
Masai --- --- --- ---
Massese sheep --- --- Italy Milk
Meatmaster Meatmaster.jpg --- South Africa Meat
Mehraban --- --- Iran Meat
Merinizzata Italiana --- --- --- ---
Merino Merino sheep.png --- Meat, wool
Argentine Merino[note 5] --- --- --- ---
Arles Merino[note 5] --- --- France Meat, wool
Booroola Merino[note 5] --- --- Australia Research, wool
Delaine Merino[note 5] --- --- United States Wool
East Merino sheep[note 5] --- --- France Meat, wool
Karacabey Merino[note 5] --- --- Turkey ---
Medium-wool Merino[note 5] --- --- --- ---
Merinofleischschaf[note 5] --- --- --- ---
Merinolandschaf[note 5] --- --- --- ---
Merino Longwool[note 5] --- --- --- ---
Poll Merino[note 5] Poll Merino.jpg --- Australia Meat, wool
South African Merino[note 5] --- --- --- ---
South African Meat Merino[note 5] SAMM.JPG SAMM South Africa Meat, wool
Strong Wool Merino[note 5] --- --- --- ---
Transylvanian Merino[note 5] --- --- Romania ---
Ming Black --- --- --- ---
Moghani --- --- --- ---
Montadale --- --- United States Meat, wool
Morada Nova --- Brazilian Woolless Brazil Meat
Moles --- --- --- ---

N[edit]

Name Picture Alternate Name Origin Purpose
Najdi Najdi sheep 3.jpg Nejdi Saudi Arabia Meat, hobby
Namaqua Afrikaner --- --- South Africa Meat, pelts
Nali --- Western India India Wool
Navajo-Churro sheep Navajo-Churro ewe.jpg --- United States Wool
Newfoundland --- Newfoundland Local Canada ---
Nellore --- palia,jodipi,dora India Meat
Nilgiri --- India
Nolana sheep --- --- --- ---
Norfolk Horn Norfolk Horn wether.jpg Blackface Norfolk Horned, Norfolk Horned, Old Norfolk, Old Norfolk Horned United Kingdom Meat
North Ronaldsay North ron sheep.jpg Orkney Scotland Wool
Northern European short-tailed sheep (group of breeds) Shetland sheep tail.jpg --- British Isles, Scandinavia, Germany, Russia Meat, milk, wool
Norwegian Fur --- --- --- ---

O[edit]

Name Picture Alternate Name Origin Purpose
Ossimi --- --- --- ---
Ouessant Schaf Ouessantschaf 050902.jpg Ushant, Breton Island Dwarf France Hobby, wool
Oula --- --- --- ---
Oxford Mudchute farm sheep with lambs.jpg Oxford Down United Kingdom Meat

P[edit]

Name Picture Alternate Name Origin Purpose
Pag Island --- --- --- ---
Pagliarola --- --- --- ---
Panama --- --- United States Meat
Pedi sheep --- Bapedi South Africa Meat
Pelibüey Mottled sheep.jpg Cubano Rojo Caribbean, Mexico, South America Meat
Perendale --- --- New Zealand Meat
Pinzirita --- --- --- ---
Plezzana --- Bovec sheep, Bovska, Krainer Steinschaf Italy ---
Pitt Island --- --- Chatham Islands, New Zealand Wool
Polwarth --- --- Australia Meat, wool
Polypay --- --- United States Meat, wool
Portland --- --- England Meat
Priangan --- Garut Indonesia Ram fighting, meat
Polish Heath --- --- --- ---
Poll Dorset Poll dorset.jpg --- Australia Meat
Polled Dorset --- North Carolina Meat
Pomeranian Coarsewool Sheep Pommernschaf.jpg Pomeranian Sheep, Rauhwolliges Pommersches Landschaf Germany Meat, vegetation management

Q[edit]

Name Picture Alternate Name Origin Purpose
Qashqai --- --- --- ---
Qiaoke --- --- --- ---
Qinghai Black Tibetan --- --- --- ---
Qinghai Semifinewool --- --- --- ---
Quadrella --- --- --- ---
Quanglin Large-Tail --- --- --- ---

R[edit]

Name Picture Alternate Name Origin Purpose
Rabo Largo --- --- --- ---
Racka Zackelschafe Tiergarten Bernburg 06-03-2008.jpg Ovce cápová, Cápovice Hungary Meat, milk, wool
Rahmany sheep --- El-rahmani Egypt Meat, Milk, Wool
Rambouillet Rambouillet.jpg Rambouillet Merino, French Merino France Meat, wool
Rasa Aragonesa --- --- Aragón Meat
Red Engadine --- --- --- ---
Red Karaman --- --- Turkey ---
Red Maasai Maasai sheep, Kenya.jpg --- East Africa Meat
Rhoen sheep --- --- --- ---
Rideau Arcott --- --- Canada ---
Romanov --- --- Russia Meat
Romeldale Romeldale/CVM United States Meat, wool
Romney sheep Romneyram1.jpg Romney Marsh United Kingdom Meat and wool
Ronderib Afrikaner --- Cape fat tail South Africa Meat, pelts
Roslag Roslagsfår ungdjur.jpg Roslagsfår Sweden Meat, wool
Rouge de l'Ouest Rouge de l'Ouest.JPG Tête rouge du Maine France Meat
Rouge du Roussillon Mouton-rouge-du-roussillon SDA2013.JPG --- France ---
Rough Fell Rough Fell ram.jpg --- United Kingdom Meat
Roux du Valais Roux du Valais feeding lamb 1.jpg Walliser Landschaf, Roux du Pays Switzerland Meat and wool
Royal White --- --- United States Meat
Ruda --- --- Albania, Croatia Wool
Rya --- Ryafår, Swedish Carpet Wool Sheep Sweden Wool
Ryeland Ryeland sheep - geograph.org.uk - 1543697.jpg --- United Kingdom Meat
Rygja --- --- --- ---

S[edit]

Name Picture Alternate Name Origin Purpose
Sahel-type --- --- --- ---
Sakiz --- Çesme Turkey Wool
Sargin Turkmenistan
Santa Cruz Santa Cruz sheep, Roger Williams Park Zoo.jpg --- United States Wool
Santa Inês Ovinos Santa Ines.jpg --- Brazil Meat
Sardinian Sardinian Sheep - pecora sardegna.jpg Brabei Sarda, Pecora Sarda Italy Milk
Šar Mountain --- --- Serbia, Macedonia Meat, Milk, Wool
Schoonebeker --- --- --- ---
Schwarzköpfiges Fleischschaf --- --- --- ---
Schwarzes Bergschaf --- --- --- ---
Scottish Blackface Blackfaced Highland, Kerry, Linton, Scotch Blackface, Scotch Horn, Scottish Highland, Scottish Mountain Scotland Meat
Scottish Dunface Scottish Tanface, Old Scottish Short-wool Scotland (extinct)[120] Meat, wool
Serrai Serres+breed Serraika, Serron Greece, Serres Meat, Milk, Wool [121]
Shetland Shetland ewe.jpg --- Shetland Islands Meat, wool
Shropshire Shropshire Clark County fair.JPG --- United Kingdom Meat
Sicilian Barbary --- --- --- ---
Skudde skudden Estonia, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Switzerland [122] Landscape grazing, felting, meat
Soay Soay sheep lamb.png --- Scotland Meat
Somali Somali sheep.jpg Berbera Blackhead Somalia Meat
Sopravissana --- --- --- ---
South Devon --- --- --- ---
South Dorset --- --- --- ---
South Hampshire --- --- --- ---
Southdown Southdown Clark County fair.JPG --- United Kingdom Meat
South Wales Mountain --- --- --- ---
Spælsau Norway sheep portrait.jpg Old Norwegian Short Tail Landrace Norway Meat
Spiegel --- --- --- ---
St. Croix St Croix sheep.jpg Virgin Island white Virgin Islands Meat
Steigar --- --- --- ---
Steinschaf --- --- --- ---
Suffolk 7 month old Suffolk Ram Lamb.JPG --- United Kingdom Meat
Sumavska --- --- Czech Republic Meat, milk, wool
Swaledale Swaledale Sheep, Lake District, England - June 2009.jpg --- United Kingdom Meat, wool
Swedish Fur sheep --- --- --- ---
Swifter --- --- --- ---
Schweizer Schwarzbraunes Bergschaf --- --- --- ---
Schweizer Alpenschaf --- --- --- ---

T[edit]

Name Picture Alternate Name Origin Purpose
Taleshi --- --- Iran Meat
Tan --- --- --- ---
Targhee --- --- United States Wool
Tautra --- --- --- ---
Teeswater --- --- United Kingdom Meat
TEFRom --- New Zealand Meat and wool
Texel Texel sheep.jpg --- Netherlands Meat
Thalli --- --- --- ---
Ţigaie --- --- Romania Meat, milk, wool
Tiroler Steinschaf --- --- --- ---
Touabire --- --- --- ---
Ţsurcană --- --- Romania Meat, milk, wool
Tukidale --- --- --- ---
Tunis Garrison Kunst and Luke in 2008.jpg Tunisian Barbary Tunisia Meat
Tuj --- --- Turkey ---
Türkgeldi --- --- Turkey ---

U[edit]

Name Picture Alternate Name Origin Purpose
Uda --- --- --- ---

V[edit]

Name Picture Alternate Name Origin Purpose
Valachian Sheep Cosmorama pittorico 1835 36 06.png Native Wallachian sheep Czech Republic Meat, milk, wool
Valachian Improved Sheep --- --- Czech Republic Meat, milk, wool
Valais Blacknose Valais Blacknose Sheep.jpg Wallis Blacknose, Walliser Schwarznasenschaf, Blacknosed Swiss, Visp, Visperschaf Switzerland Meat
Van Rooy --- Van Rooy White Persian South Africa Meat
Vendéen --- --- France Meat

W[edit]

Name Picture Alternate Name Origin Purpose
Waldschaf --- --- --- ---
Wallis Country --- --- --- ---
Waziri --- --- Pakistan Meat, wool
Weißes Bergschaf --- --- --- ---
Weißköpfiges Fleischschaf --- --- --- ---
Welsh Hill Speckled Face --- --- --- ---
Welsh Mountain sheep White Welsh Mountain sheep.jpg Defaid Mynydd Cymreig Wales Meat
Badger Face Welsh Mountain[note 6] Hello, how are ewe today?.jpg Defaid Idloes, Badger Faced Welsh Mountain, Welsh Badger-faced Wales Meat
Balwen Welsh Mountain sheep[note 6] Geograph-1763400-by-Mick-Lobb.jpg --- Wales Meat
Black Welsh Mountain sheep[note 6] Black sheep Herriard Estate.jpg Defaid Mynydd Duon Wales Meat
South Wales Mountain[note 6] --- --- --- ---
Wensleydale File-Shorn Wensleydale.jpg --- England Meat
West African Dwarf --- Djallonke, Fouta Djallon sheep[123] West Africa and Central Africa[123] Meat
White Horned Heath --- --- --- ---
White Karaman --- --- --- ---
White Suffolk --- --- Australia Meat
Whiteface Dartmoor --- --- United Kingdom Meat
Whitefaced Woodland Sheep at Freightliner Farm.jpg Penistone sheep England Meat
Wiltipoll Wiltipoll.jpg --- Australia Meat
Wiltshire Horn Sheep, Broadnymett, North Tawton, Devon - geograph.org.uk - 449780.jpg --- United Kingdom Meat

X[edit]

Name Picture Alternate Name Origin Purpose
Xalda --- --- Spain Meat[124]
Xaxi Ardia --- --- Spain[125] ---
Xinjiang Finewool --- --- China Meat and wool [126]

Y[edit]

Name Picture Alternate Name Origin Purpose
Yankasa --- --- --- ---
Yemeni --- --- --- ---
Yemen White --- --- --- ---
Yiecheng --- --- --- ---
Yoroo --- --- --- ---
Yunnan Semifinewool --- --- --- ---

Z[edit]

Name Picture Alternate Name Origin Purpose
Zackel --- --- --- ---
Zaghawa --- --- --- ---
Zaian --- --- --- ---
Zaïre Long-Legged --- --- --- ---
Zakynthos --- --- --- ---
Zeeland Milk --- --- --- ---
Zel --- --- --- ---
Zelazna --- Zeleznienska Poland Meat
Zemmour --- --- --- ---
Zeta Yellow --- --- --- ---
Zlatusha --- --- --- ---
Zoulay --- --- --- ---
Zwartbles Zwartbles in Zeeland.jpg --- Netherlands Meat, milk
Zulu --- Nguni South Africa Meat

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Arabi subtype
  2. ^ a b c Cheviot subtype
  3. ^ a b Han subtype
  4. ^ a b c Heidschnucke subtype
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o Merino subtype
  6. ^ a b c d Welsh Mountain subtype

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Desilva & Fitch 1995a
  2. ^ a b Desilva & Fitch 1995b
  3. ^ a b c Desilva & Fitch 1995c
  4. ^ a b Desilva & Fitch 1995d
  5. ^ a b Desilva & Fitch 1995e
  6. ^ Desilva & Fitch 1995f
  7. ^ DAD-IS 2009a
  8. ^ a b DAD-IS 2009b
  9. ^ Desilva & Fitch 1995g
  10. ^ DAD-IS 2009c
  11. ^ a b Gidney 2007
  12. ^ a b c Desilva & Fitch 1995h
  13. ^ a b Desilva & Fitch 1995i
  14. ^ a b Desilva & Fitch 1995j
  15. ^ a b Desilva & Fitch 1995k
  16. ^ DAD-IS 2009d
  17. ^ Desilva & Fitch 1995l
  18. ^ DAD-IS 2009e
  19. ^ a b c Desilva & Fitch 1995m
  20. ^ a b c Desilva & Fitch 1995n
  21. ^ a b Schoenian 2009a
  22. ^ a b AWEX 2010a
  23. ^ a b c Desilva & Fitch 1995o
  24. ^ Desilva & Fitch 1995p
  25. ^ DAD-IS 2009f
  26. ^ a b Desilva & Fitch 1995q
  27. ^ DAD-IS 2009g
  28. ^ Desilva & Fitch 1995r
  29. ^ DAD-IS 2009h
  30. ^ a b DAD-IS 2009i
  31. ^ a b c Desilva & Fitch 1995s
  32. ^ a b Schoenian 2009b
  33. ^ a b c Desilva & Fitch 1995t
  34. ^ a b Desilva & Fitch 1995u
  35. ^ Schoenian 2009c
  36. ^ a b Schoenian 2009e
  37. ^ Jones 2006a
  38. ^ Jones 2006b
  39. ^ a b Desilva & Fitch 1995v
  40. ^ a b c Desilva & Fitch 1995w
  41. ^ a b DAD-IS 2009j
  42. ^ a b c Kruger 2009
  43. ^ a b Desilva & Fitch 1995x
  44. ^ DAD-IS 2009k
  45. ^ Desilva & Fitch 1995y
  46. ^ DAD-IS 2009l
  47. ^ a b DAD-IS 2009m
  48. ^ a b DAD-IS 2009n
  49. ^ a b Desilva & Fitch 1995z
  50. ^ DAD-IS 2009o
  51. ^ a b Desilva & Fitch 1995aa
  52. ^ a b Desilva & Fitch 1995ab
  53. ^ DAD-IS 2009p
  54. ^ a b Desilva & Fitch 1995ac
  55. ^ Schoenian 2009f
  56. ^ a b Desilva & Fitch 1995ae
  57. ^ a b c DAD-IS 2009q
  58. ^ a b c d e f Simmons 2001a
  59. ^ a b DAD-IS 2009r
  60. ^ Schoenian 2009h
  61. ^ a b Desilva & Fitch 1995af
  62. ^ CA-GOV 2007a
  63. ^ a b DAD-IS 2009s
  64. ^ Desilva & Fitch 1995ag
  65. ^ Schoenian 2009i
  66. ^ DAD-IS 2009t
  67. ^ a b Desilva & Fitch 1995ah
  68. ^ a b Desilva & Fitch 1995ai
  69. ^ a b c Schoenian 2009j
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