Synonyms of 'Breeds of sheep'
Beulah Speckled-facebighorn or mountain sheepa large wild sheep, Ovis canadensis, inhabiting mountainous regions in North America and NE Asia: family Bovidae, order Artiodactyla. The male has massive curved horns, and the species is well adapted for climbing and leaping BlackfaceBlack Welsh MountainBlue-faced or Hexham LeicesterBorder Leicestera breed of sheep originally developed in the border country between Scotland and England by crossing English Leicesters with Cheviots: large numbers in Scotland, Australia, and New Zealand. It has a long white fleece with no wool on the head BorerayBrecknock Hill CheviotBritish Bleu du MaineBritish CharollaisBritish FrieslandBritish MilksheepBritish OldenburgBritish TexelBritish VendéenCambridgeCheviota large British breed of sheep reared for its wool Clun ForestColbredCorriedalea breed of sheep reared for both wool and meat, originally developed in New Zealand and Australia Cotswolda breed of sheep with long wool that originated in the Cotswolds. It is believed to be one of the oldest breeds in the world DalesbredDartmoora hardy coarse-woolled breed of sheep originally from Dartmoor Derbyshire GritstoneDevon and Cornwall LongwoolDevon ClosewoolDorset Downa breed of stocky hornless sheep having a broad head, dark face, and a dense fleece: kept for lamb production Dorset Horna breed of horned sheep with dense fine-textured wool East FrieslandEnglish HalfbredExmoor HornHampshire Downa breed of stocky sheep having a dark face and dense close wool, originating from Hampshire, S England Hebridian or St. KildaHerdwicka hardy breed of coarse-woolled sheep from NW England Hill RadnorÎle de FranceJacobany of an ancient breed of sheep having a fleece with dark brown patches and two or four horns karakul, caracul, or broadtaila breed of sheep of central Asia having coarse black, grey, or brown hair: the lambs have soft curled usually black hair Kerry Hilla breed of sturdy sheep having black-and-white markings on the head and legs and a dense fleece, originating from Powys, on the English-Welsh borders Leicester LongwoolLincoln LongwoolLlanwenogLleynLonka breed of large mountain sheep having horns in both male and female, a trim even fleece, and black face and legs, found only in Lancashire and Derbyshire, England Manx LoghtanMashama crossbreed of large sheep having a black and white face and a long curly fleece: kept for lamb production MerinoMuleNorfolk HornNorth Country CheviotOrkney or North RonaldsayOxford or Oxfordshire Downa breed of sheep with middle-length wool and a dark brown face and legs PolwarthPortlandRambouilleta fine-woolled merino-like breed of sheep Romney Marsha type of hardy British sheep from this area, with long wool, bred for mutton Rouge de l'OuestRough FellRyelanda breed of large hornless sheep having fine wool, originating from Herefordshire, England Scottish Blackfacea common breed of hardy mountain sheep having horns and a black face, kept chiefly on the mainland of Scotland Scottish HalfbredShetlandShropshirea breed of medium-sized sheep having a dense fleece, originating from Shropshire and Staffordshire, England Soaya breed of small horned sheep having long legs and dark brown wool that is plucked rather than shorn; found mainly on St Kilda where they were probably introduced by the Vikings Southdownan English breed of sheep with short wool and a greyish-brown face and legs South Wales MountainSuffolka black-faced breed of sheep Swaledalea breed of small hardy sheep kept esp in northern England for its coarse wool which is used for making tweeds and carpets TeeswaterTexela breed of sheep originating from the Netherlands having a heavy white fleece: kept for the production of lean lambs Welsh HalfbredWelsh Hill SpeckledWelsh Mountaina common breed of small hardy sheep kept mainly in the mountains of Wales Welsh Mountain Badger FacedWelsh MuleWensleydale LongwoolWhite Face DartmoorWhitefaced WoodlandWiltshire Horna breed of medium-sized sheep having horns in both male and female, originating from the Chalk Downs, England ▷ See sheep
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Word List of Breeds of sheep from the Collins English Word Lists