Sheep - Breeds

Group Breedsort descending Synonyms
Fat-tailed Coarse Wool (wavy wooled) Barki Arab; Barqi; Bedouin; Dernawi (from the town of Derna); Maryuti; Libyan; Mariouti.
Thin-tailed coarse wool sheep Ben Guil Beni Guil; Petit Oranais; Hamra; Hamyan; Harcha; Race des Plateaus de l'Est; Beniguil; Daghma; Tounfite; Tounsint.
Thin-tailed coarse wool sheep Beni-Ahsen
Thin-tailed coarse wool sheep Berber Berbere (Morocco, Algeria); Ait-Barka (Morcco); Ati-Mohad; Ait Haddidou; Aknoul; Marmoucha.
Developed / composite breeds Bezuidenhout Africander
Fat-rumped Hair sheep Blackhead Somali Berbera Blackhead, Blackhead Ogaden, Toposa (Sudan), Murle, Turkana, Gabbra, Boran, Adali (Afar blackhead), Blackhead Persian (in South Africa after genetic improvement), East African Blackheaded Persian (Uganda).
Fat-tailed Hair Sheep Bonga
Thin-tailed Hair sheep Boujaad
Fat-tailed Sheep Candir
Fat-tailed Sheep Chal Shal
Fat-tailed Sheep Chios Shakiz
Thin-tailed Hair sheep Congo Dwarf Bahu (after the name of group of ethnic groups that maintain the breed)
Thin-tailed Hair sheep Congo Long-legged Baluba Congo Long-legged, Sudanese
Fat-tailed Sheep Cyprus Fat-tailed
Thin-tailed Hair sheep D'Man Damana; Demnan; Demmane; Demane; Tafilalet
Fat-tailed Sheep Daglic
Fat-tailed Sheep Dalagh Semi fat-tailed Turkmen, Atabai
Fat-tailed Hair Sheep Damara
Thin-tailed coarse wool sheep Dane Zaila Zaila
Fat-tailed Coarse Wool (wavy wooled) Dangila
Thin-tailed Hair sheep Djallonke West African Dwarf, Forest, Guinea, Ghana Dwarf, Nigerian Dwarf, Cameroon Dwarf, West African Maned, Mosi, Blackbelly (Cameroon Dwarf), Mayo-Kebbi, Kirdi (southern Chad).
Developed / composite breeds Dohne Merino Dhone Merino
Thin-tailed coarse wool sheep Dongola North Riverain Wooled; Riverain Wooled.
Developed / composite breeds Dormer Dorman
Developed / composite breeds Dorper White Dorper, Dorsian, Dorsie (in Afrikaans)