Pelibüey (sheep)

Pelibüey (sheep)

The Pelibüey is a breed of domestic sheep native to the Caribbean, Mexico, South America. The Pelibüey is a breed of hair sheep, meaning they do not generally grow wool. This adaptation makes them especially useful for tropical environments where heavily-wooled sheep do not thrive. The breed is thought to originate in Africa, specifically from the West African Dwarf sheep. [cite web|url= |title=Pelibüey |work=Breeds of Livestock |publisher=Oklahoma State University Dept. of Animal Science]


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