In the United States, the popular breeds are : Rambouillet, Columbia, Suffolk and Hampshire.
Texas has the most sheep in the United States. Do you know the enemies of the sheep ? The sheep have many natural enemies like the coyotes, the mountain lions, wolves and even the domestic dogs.
Sheep are hardy animals. This means that it can survive in tough climates, like the cold or dry climates and feed on different types of grass. Sheep move around in large groups called flocks. They graze on fresh grass. In the olden days, a shepard and his dog will watch over the flock. However, in modern times, some farms are so big that they have to go on horsebacks and motorcyles to herd them.
The female sheep is called an ewe. The young are called lambs and the male is called the ram.