Breeds & Conservation

The information below is compiled from a number of sources; a complete list can be found at the bottom of the page.

Sheep Breeds – Index & Conservation Status


D. Robson & C. Ekarius (2011). The Fleece and Fiber Sourcebook. More than 200 Fibers from Animal to Spun Yarn.  Storey Publishing, North Adams, MA.

Rare Breeds Survival Trust (UK)

American Livestock Breeds Conservancy

Rare Breeds Trust (Australia)

Rare Breeds Conservation Society of New Zealand

Rare Breeds Canada

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