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Jacob Sheep

Jacob Sheep


Other name(s):
 Jacobs Sheep;
Piebald Sheep; Pied Sheep; Spotted Sheep

Scientific name: Ovis aries

Country / Place of origin: United Kingdom

History: The Jacob Sheep is a multihorned sheep, patterned with black and white spots. According to the American Jacob Sheep Registry, "The Jacob is an old British breed. It is documented that such sheep existed in England about 400 years ago, but the exact details of origin are lost in time. It is probable the 4-horned characteristic derives from Viking animal ancestry."

Reviews
Owners say:
Wonderful:
hobby sheep keeper, excellent mothers, fourhorners, showy, hardy breed, docile creatures
Challenging:
eyelid, commercial sheep, wild state
Interesting:
mild tasting, British Jacob sheep, good trophy, higher prices, multiple horns, goatlike personalities
Overall review
  • Currently 100
4.7 (10)
mab_shawn
These big spaniel looking impersonators are the corre...
Review by: mab_shawn (14) February 10, 2014 06:48
  • Currently 100
3.25
1 photo
DLlE
In the main, the British Jacob sheep is larger than i...
Review by: DLlE (133) updated September 20, 2012 08:36
  • Currently 100
5.00
1 photo
Oscarthedog
Jacob Sheep are very beautiful because many of them h...
Review by: Oscarthedog (19) updated August 19, 2012 17:47
  • Currently 100
5.00
1 photo
loveoutdoors
We have these sheep in a wild state. In Texas most ra...
Review by: loveoutdoors (21) March 21, 2012 17:56
  • Currently 100
5.00
NettlebedJacobs
Lovely to look at and delightful individual character...
Review by: NettlebedJacobs (1) September 12, 2011 08:21
  • Currently 100
5.00
5 photos
Care / Feeding (2 videos)
03:55
Jacob sheep get sheared
  • Currently 100
5.0 (1)
48 Views        Comments
    
02:20
Condition Scoring Sheep with Adam Henson
  • Currently 100
5.0 (1)
41 Views        Comments
    
Funny / Heartwarming (4 videos)
01:00
1 Day Old Jacob Sheep Lambs 'Testing o...
  • Currently 100
5.0 (1)
34 Views        Comments
    
02:54
5 Day Old Jacob Sheep Lambs
  • Currently 100
4.0 (1)
42 Views        Comments
    
00:13
1 Day Old Jacob Sheep Lambs 'Testing o...
  • Currently 100
4.0 (1)
36 Views        Comments
    
Learn About (1 video)
00:39
1 hour old Jacob sheep lamb
  • Currently 100
4.0 (1)
32 Views        Comments
    

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