Sheep - Breeds

Group Breed Synonymssort ascending
Thin-tailed Hair sheep Congo Dwarf Bahu (after the name of group of ethnic groups that maintain the breed)
Fat-tailed Coarse Wool (wavy wooled) Ossimi Ausimi; Osemi; Ausemy; Meraisi.
Fat-tailed Fur sheep Karakul Astrakhan, Bukhara, Arabi, Duzabi, Kambar, Shirazi, Sur; Persian Lamb
Fat-tailed Coarse Wool (wavy wooled) Barki Arab; Barqi; Bedouin; Dernawi (from the town of Derna); Maryuti; Libyan; Mariouti.
Thin-tailed Hair sheep Sudan Desert Arab, Ashgur, Shugor, Butana, Beja, Drashiani, Dubasi, Gash, Kababish, Watish, Baqqara, Barka (Shukria), Hamale.
Thin-tailed Hair sheep Ouled Djellel Arab white sheep
Fat-tailed Sheep Washera Agew; Dangilla
Fat-tailed Hair Sheep Horro Abyssinian, Ethiopian, Bonga, Wollaga
Fat-tailed Coarse Wool (wavy wooled) Ethiopian Highland Abyssinian, Akale Guzay (Shimenzana), Arsi-Bale, Menz (Legagora, Rashaidi, Tukur (Lasta)
Fat-tailed Coarse Wool (wavy wooled) Ibeidi Abidi; Ebeidi, Ibidi.
Developed / composite breeds Wiltiper
Developed / composite breeds Letelle Merino
Fat-tailed Coarse Wool (wavy wooled) Rashaidi
Fat-tailed Sheep Lori Bakhtiyari
Fat-tailed Sheep Gicik
Developed / composite breeds Ingessana
Thin-tailed coarse wool sheep Arrit
Thin-tailed coarse wool sheep Turkish Merino
Developed / composite breeds Walrich Mutton Merino
Thin-tailed Hair sheep Sicilo-Sarde
Developed / composite breeds Vandor
Developed / composite breeds Meidob
Developed / composite breeds Okouma
Fat-tailed Hair Sheep Namaqua Afrikaner, Transvaal
Developed / composite breeds Abidi