Things to know about sheep

What are sheep good for?


Besides the dog and the goat, sheep (zool.: Ovis aries) might have been the first animals that were domesticated by men. Their history as useful animals can be traced back for about 11,000 years1.


Sheep serve men in many different ways:


1Dexter Perkins: Prehistoric Fauna From Shanidar, Iraq, Science 1964; 144:1565-6

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