Weird Sheep - Corriedale sheep

A dual-purpose breed which was first developed in Australia and New Zealand, the Corriedale sheep is now mainly found in the US and South America and is Uruguay’s most popular breed!

Weird Sheep Breeds - The Wiltshire Horn Sheep

A domestic breed of sheep raised primarily for meat production and with lambs that reach slaughter weight at just 16 weeks old, the Wiltshire Horn is this week’s featured breed. Read all about them below.

Weird Sheep Breeds - Ouessant Sheep

A domestic breed hailing from France, the Ouessant breed is said to be among the world’s rarest and smallest breeds. Read all about them below.

Weird Sheep Breeds - Shetland sheep

A domestic breed of sheep native to Scotland, the Shetland sheep are raised for their very fine wools, while they are also raised on occasion for meat production. Learn all about the Shetland sheep breed below.

Weird Sheep Breeds - The Teeswater

This week’s featured breed is a breed now listed as vulnerable and hailing from the UK, the rare and long, curly fleeced breed, the Teeswater.

Weird Sheep - The Romeldale

A domestic breed only developed in the US in the early 1900’s, the Romeldale are now one of the world’s rarest and most elusive breeds. Read all about them below.

Weird Sheep Breeds - The Barbados Blackbelly

A domestic breed of sheep native of the Caribbean island of Barbados, the Barbados Blackbelly is now found in 25 countries throughout the planet. Read all about the Barbados Blackbelly below.

Weird Sheep Breeds - The Romanov

Next up on ‘Weird Sheep’ is a domestic breed hailing from the Upper Volga region of Russia and capable of having up to six lambs per litter, the Romanov. Read all about the breed below.

Weird Sheep - Faeroes sheep

On this week’s ‘Weird Sheep’, we profile a breed native to the Faroe Islands and one which dates back to the 9th century, the Faeroes sheep. Read all about the breed below.

Weird Sheep - The Herdwick

On this week’s installment of ‘Weird Sheep Breeds’, we have a domestic breed, native to Cumbria’s Lake District. Read all about the breed below.