Breeds of Sheep: Wool Educational Material for the Clothing Industry
Wool   Education   Research    Fashion Schools

It is important for the fashion industry to learn about sheep so that we have a better understanding of wool.

The sheep is a quadrupedal, ruminant mammal typically kept as livestock. Like all ruminants, sheep are members of the order Artiodactyla, the even-toed ungulates. Although the name "sheep" applies to many species in the genus Ovis, in everyday usage it almost always refers to Ovis aries.

Fine Wool Breeds

Long Wool Breeds

Dual Purpose Breeds

Hair Breeds

Minor Breeds

Much of the educational information listed in this section has graciously been provided by the American Sheep Industry Association.

It is fabulous that you are taking the time to learn about Breeds of Sheep here on Apparel Search.  You may also have interest in the following sections that are relevant to this topic.

Wool Definition 

Wool Research 

Wool fiber

Sheeps Wool
Apparel Search Fashion Industry b2b Directory for the clothing industry

Thank you for using the Apparel Search website.