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Sheep Breeds

Garole Sheep

Accession number: INDIA_SHEEP_2100_GAROLE_14039 Country: India, Bagladesh Home Tract: West Bengal Distribution: Sunderban area of West Bengal and Bangladesh, the tropical humid area Reproductive traits Litter size: 2-3 (singles 25‑30%, twins
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Ganjam Sheep

Accession number: INDIA_SHEEP_1500_GANJAM_14036 Country: India Home Tract: Orissa Distribution: Koraput, Phulbani and part of Puri district of Orissa. Morphological Characteristics Body: Medium-sized Body coat: Colour ranging from brown to dark tan;...
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Gaddi Sheep, Bhadarwah

Accession number: INDIA_SHEEP_0600_GADDI_14003 Country: India Home Tract: Himachal Pradesh Distribution: Kistwar and Bhadarwah Tehsils in Jammu province of Jammu and Kashmir State; Hamirpur, Ramnagar, Udampur and Kulu and...
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Deccani Sheep

Accession number: INDIA_SHEEP_0111_DECCANI_14021 Country: India Home Tract: Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra Distribution: Greater part of the central peninsular region, comprising the semi-arid areas of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and...
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Coimbatore Sheep, Kurumbai

Accession number: INDIA_SHEEP_1800_COIMBATORE_14020 Country: India Home Tract: Tamilnadu Distribution: Coimbatore and Madurai districts of Tamil Nadu and bordering areas of Kerala and Karnataka. Morphological Characteristics Body: Medium-sized Body coat: White with...
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Chottanagpuri Sheep

Accession number: INDIA_SHEEP_2500_CHOTTANAGPURI_14035 Country: India Home Tract: Jharkhand Distribution: Chottanagpur, Ranchi, Palamau, Hazaribagh, Singhbhum, Dhanbad and Santhal Parganas of Bihar, and Bankura district of West Bengal. Morphological Characteristics Body: Small,...
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Chokla Sheep, Chapper, Shekhawati

Accession number: INDIA_SHEEP_1700_CHOKLA_14008 Country: India Home Tract: Rajasthan Distribution: Churu, Jhunjhunu, Sikar and bordering areas of Bikaner, Jaipur and Nagaur districts of Rajasthan. Animals true to the breed...
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Changthangi Sheep

Accession number: INDIA_SHEEP__0700_CHANGTHANGI_14002 Country: India Home Tract: Jammu and Kashmir Distribution: Distributed in the Changthang region of Ladakh. Morphological Characteristics Body: Strongly-built, large-framed Fleece: Good fleece cover which has an extraordinarily...
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Bonpala Sheep

Accession number: INDIA_SHEEP_2200_BONPALA_14034 Country: India Home Tract: Sikkim Distribution: Southern Sikkim Body: Tall, leggy, well-built Body coat: Fleece colour ranges from completely white to completely black with a number of...
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Bharat Merino Sheep

Country: India Origin: Developed by crossbreeding indigenous Chokla and Nali sheep with Rambouillet and Merino rams and stabilised at 75% exotic inheritance. Distribution: Kolar District of Karnataka...
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Bhakarwal Sheep

Accession number: INDIA_SHEEP_0700_BHAKARWAL_14001 Country: India Home Tract: Jammu and Kashmir Distribution: No distinct home tract; sheep are entirely migratory. Morphological Characteristics Body: Medium-sized Body coat: Generally white, although coloured fleeces are...
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Bellary Sheep

Accession number: INDIA_SHEEP_0800_BELLARY_14019 Country: India Home Tract: Karnataka Distribution: Bellary district of Karnataka Morphological Characteristics Similar to Deccani. Sheep found to the north of the Tungabhadra River are called “Deccani”...
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Balangir Sheep, Balangiri

Accession number: INDIA_SHEEP_1500_BALANGIR_14033 Category: Meat Country: India Home Tract: Orissa Distribution: Northwestern districts of Orissa: Balangir, Sambalpur, Sundargarh. Morphological Characteristics Body: Medium-sized Body coat: White or light brown or of mixed colours....
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Avikalin Sheep

Country: India Morphological Characteristics Avikalin strain has been evolved from Rambouillet x Malpura half-bred base through inter breeding and selection for greasy fleece weight. Production traits Average 6-monthly greasy...
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Sheep Breeds - Z

Return to Livestock Breed Index A B1 B2 C1 C2 D E F G H I J K L M1 M2 N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Breed Country Status Zabaikal’skaya Tonkorunnaya Russian Federation - Zabaikalskaya Russian Federation - Zaghawa Sudan - Zagoria Albania - Zaian Morocco No population data available Zakynthos Greece Endangered-Maintained Zandi Iran (Islamic Republic of) - Zaobei Large Tail China Extinct Zapadnokazakhstanskaya Myasosherstnaya Kazakhstan No population data available Zaupel Hungary No population data available Zel Iran (Islamic Republic...
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Sheep Breeds - Y

Return to Livestock Breed Index A B1 B2 C1 C2 D E F G H I J K L M1 M2 N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Breed Country Status Yankasa Nigeria No population data available Yarlung Zangbo China No population data available Yemen White Yemen No population data available Yeroo Mongolia - Yomood Turkmenistan Extinct Yorkshire Halfbreed United Kingdom Extinct Yugoslav Zackel Europe - Yunna Semi-fine wool China No population data available Yuxi Large-tailed China No...
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Sheep Breeds - X

Return to Livestock Breed Index A B1 B2 C1 C2 D E F G H I J K L M1 M2 N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Breed Country Status Xalda Spain Endangered-Maintained Xinji Fine-wool China No population data available Xinjiang Finewool China - Xisqueta Spain -...
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Sheep Breeds - W

Return to Livestock Breed Index A B1 B2 C1 C2 D E F G H I J K L M1 M2 N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Breed Country Status Wadi China - Wakhan Gadik Afghanistan No population data available Waldschaf Europe - Walliser Landschaf Switzerland Endangered-Maintained Walrich Vleis Merino South Africa Extinct Warale Senegal - Warhill International No population data available Waridale Australia No population data available Watish Sudan - Waziri Pakistan - Weining China - Weiße gehörnte Heidschnucke Germany Endangered-Maintained Weiße hornlose Heidschnucke Germany - Weißes Alpenschaf Europe - Weißköpfiges Fleischschaf Germany - Welsh...
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Sheep Breeds - V

Return to Livestock Breed Index A B1 B2 C1 C2 D E F G H I J K L M1 M2 N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Breed Country Status Valachian Europe Endangered Valais Blacknose Europe - Valle del Belice Italy - Van Rooy Africa - Vandor South Africa Critical Varesina Italy Critical Veluwse Heideschaap Netherlands - Vembur India - Vendeen International - Venezuelan Criollo Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) No population data available Vermont Merino United States of America Extinct Villonesser Schaf Italy Endangered Vissana Italy - Vlaams Kuddeschaap Belgium Endangered Vlaams Schaap Europe Endangered Vlahiko Greece - Vogan Africa - Volgogradskaya Russian...
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Sheep Breeds - U

Return to Livestock Breed Index A B1 B2 C1 C2 D E F G H I J K L M1 M2 N O P Q R S1 S2 T U V W X Y Z Breed Country Status Uchumskaya Russian Federation No population data available Uda International - Uhruska Poland Endangered-Maintained Ujumqin China - Ukrainskaya Gornaya Porodnaya Gruppa Ukraine - Urambo United Republic of Tanzania No population data available Urbascia Italy Extinct Urial Asia No population data available Uruguayan Criollo Uruguay Endangered utegangarsau Norway - Uzbek Mutton-Wool Uzbekistan No population data...
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