Sheep breeds India

Sheep breeds India

Region Breed name Origin Features
1 Himalayan Gaddi J&K Fine quality wool
Rampur-bushier J&K Fine quality wool
Bhakarwal J&K Loei is obtained
2 Western Lohi Pakistan Largest ship
Magra or Bikaneri Rajasthan Best carpet wool
Marwari Punjab,Rajasthan Black face
Jaisalmeri Rajasthan Desert breed
Malpura Rajasthan Suitable for meat
Chokla Rajasthan Merino of Rajasthan
3 Southern Deccani AP, Karnataka,MH Mutton purpose and weaving rough blankets
Nellore AP Tallest breed
Mandya Karnataka White in colour
4 Eastern Shahabadi UP Best wool-producing breed in India
Hesardale Developed at Hisar Bikaneri X Merino
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