Armenian Sheep (Iran)

(male) Shoulder height 28-32 inches (71-81 cm). Weight 100-140 pounds (45-63 kg). Females are considerably smaller.A graceful sheep with relatively long, slender legs. General color is reddish-tan with a narrow, grayish-white saddle patch. Underparts, lower legs and muzzle are white. Chest is dark brown. There is a narrow brown flank band and brown markings on front of the upper legs. In winter, there is a short black ruff on the lower neck and brisket. No bib. Horns are supracervical, curving above and behind the neck. Females usually have small horns, but sometimes are hornless.

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