"Aoudad (Ammotragus tragelaphus.)"-Whitney, 1902

Aoudad

"Aoudad (Ammotragus tragelaphus.)"-Whitney, 1902

"It is remarkable, even among this active genus, for the agility with which it speeds along the rocks and ledges of its native haunts." — S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Argali

"It is remarkable, even among this active genus, for the agility with which it speeds along the rocks…

"Bacilli, or Rod-Shaped Bacteria. From a culture obtained in antharax, or malignant pustule, of the face. Diseased hides carry this micro-organism and thus may occaision this fatal disease among those who handle hides and wool." — Blaisedell, 1904

Bacilli

"Bacilli, or Rod-Shaped Bacteria. From a culture obtained in antharax, or malignant pustule, of the…

A child in a barn with animals.

Barn

A child in a barn with animals.

A barn used primarily to house sheep.

Sheep Barn

A barn used primarily to house sheep.

Shepherd boy with staff.

Boy shepherd

Shepherd boy with staff.

An illustration of a Sheep Dog on a hill keeping watch as the sheep pass by.

Sheep Dog

An illustration of a Sheep Dog on a hill keeping watch as the sheep pass by.

An illustration of a man falling down after a sheep knocked him.

Man Falling

An illustration of a man falling down after a sheep knocked him.

Farmers and soldiers having a foraging party during the Civil War.

Foraging Party

Farmers and soldiers having a foraging party during the Civil War.

A goat is allied to the sheep. The Rocky Mountain goat is a native of the western portion of the United States, where it is also known as the goat antelope.

Rocky Mountain Goat

A goat is allied to the sheep. The Rocky Mountain goat is a native of the western portion of the United…

"They are accordingly found on the mountainour parts of Yorkshire, Lancashire, Cumberland, and Westmoreland; over the whole of the Lammermuir range, the upper part of Lanarkshire, and generally over the Highlands of Scotland. Both male and female of this breed have horns, which in the former are very large and spirally twisted. The face and legs are black or specked with black, with an occasional tendency to this color on the fleece; but there is nothing of the brown or russet color which distinguishes the down breeds." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Black-Faced Heath

"They are accordingly found on the mountainour parts of Yorkshire, Lancashire, Cumberland, and Westmoreland;…

"And it came to pass, when Jacob saw Rachel the daughter of Laban his mother's brother, and the sheep of Laban his mother's brother, that Jacob went near, and rolled the stone from the well's mouth, and watered the flock of Laban his mother's brother." Genesis 29:10KJV

Jacob Meeting Rachel

"And it came to pass, when Jacob saw Rachel the daughter of Laban his mother's brother, and the sheep…

"And Lana said unto Jacob, Because thou art my brother, shouldest thou therefore serve me for nought? tell me, what shall thy wages be?" Genesis 29:15 KJV

Laban Hiring Jacob

"And Lana said unto Jacob, Because thou art my brother, shouldest thou therefore serve me for nought?…

Landscape with rainbow and sheep.

Landscape

Landscape with rainbow and sheep.

Illustration of Little Bo Peep and sheep. It can be used to write mathematics story problems involving addition, subtraction, and counting.

Little Bo Peep And Sheep

Illustration of Little Bo Peep and sheep. It can be used to write mathematics story problems involving…

"Little Bo-Peep fell fast asleep."

Little Bo-Peep

"Little Bo-Peep fell fast asleep."

"Then up she took her little crook, Determined for to find them."

Little Bo-Peep

"Then up she took her little crook, Determined for to find them."

"A common dipterous insect, which feeds upon the blood of sheep and lambs."—Finley, 1917

Sheep Louse

"A common dipterous insect, which feeds upon the blood of sheep and lambs."—Finley, 1917

An illustration of a man playing a clarinet while sitting with sheep at his feet.

Man Playing Clarinet

An illustration of a man playing a clarinet while sitting with sheep at his feet.

An illustration of a family taking their livestock to the market to sell.

Going to Market

An illustration of a family taking their livestock to the market to sell.

A meadow with sheep.

Meadows

A meadow with sheep.

A distant view of Moqui, with sheep-pens in the foreground.

Moqui

A distant view of Moqui, with sheep-pens in the foreground.

"The animals of this genus are distinguished by short tails, rogh hair; and enormous horns; they live on the mountains, and though their numbers are small, they are found widely in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America." — S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Mouflon

"The animals of this genus are distinguished by short tails, rogh hair; and enormous horns; they live…

"When Phryxsus arrived in Colchis, he sacrificed his winger ram to Jupiter, in acknowledgement of the divine protection, and deposited its golden fleece in the same diety's temple."

Phryxsus and ram

"When Phryxsus arrived in Colchis, he sacrificed his winger ram to Jupiter, in acknowledgement of the…

A plain with animals on it.

Plain

A plain with animals on it.

A girl looking out the window as a book sits on the sill.

Reading at Window

A girl looking out the window as a book sits on the sill.

Sheep are raised for their wool.

Sheep

Sheep are raised for their wool.

Sheep are raised for their wool. This is a fat-tailed sheep, known for their obvious fat tails.

Sheep

Sheep are raised for their wool. This is a fat-tailed sheep, known for their obvious fat tails.

Lincoln and Negretti sheep.

Sheep

Lincoln and Negretti sheep.

A sheep, the head of the herd.

Sheep

A sheep, the head of the herd.

An important and useful class of ruminant animals, which are closely allied to the goat, but differ from it in having somewhat twisted horned with transverse ridges.

Sheep

An important and useful class of ruminant animals, which are closely allied to the goat, but differ…

Usually horned mammals of the genis Ovis.

Sheep

Usually horned mammals of the genis Ovis.

A sheep

Sheep

A sheep

A sheep

Sheep

A sheep

An illustration of a sheep

Sheep

An illustration of a sheep

An illustration of a herd of sheep.

Sheep

An illustration of a herd of sheep.

A fat-tailed Syrian sheep, found during biblical times.

Sheep

A fat-tailed Syrian sheep, found during biblical times.

An illustration of a ewe, female sheep.

Sheep (Ewe)

An illustration of a ewe, female sheep.

A man rescuing two sheep from a blizzard with his dog.

Sheep Rescue

A man rescuing two sheep from a blizzard with his dog.

Sheared sheep runs away from shepherd.

Sheep shearing

Sheared sheep runs away from shepherd.

Dorset-horn ram, popular in areas where winter lambs are produced. It is claimed that a large proportion of its lambs will be early enough for the winter market.

Dorset-Horn Ram

Dorset-horn ram, popular in areas where winter lambs are produced. It is claimed that a large proportion…

An illustration of a cross bred sheep. The sheep is a combination of a cotswold and a leicester.

A cross bred sheep

An illustration of a cross bred sheep. The sheep is a combination of a cotswold and a leicester.

An illustration of a cross bred sheep. The sheep is a combination of a cotswold and a leicester.

A cross bred sheep

An illustration of a cross bred sheep. The sheep is a combination of a cotswold and a leicester.

A pair of American merino sheep, noted for its excellent fleece.

American Merino Sheep

A pair of American merino sheep, noted for its excellent fleece.

A species of sheep with large horns.

Rocky Mountain Big-Horn

A species of sheep with large horns.

An illustration of a herd of cotwolds.

A herd of cotswolds

An illustration of a herd of cotwolds.

A pair of Delino merinos. They are more suited to be used for mutton, but their wool is of lesser quality than that of the American merino.

Delaine Merino Sheep

A pair of Delino merinos. They are more suited to be used for mutton, but their wool is of lesser quality…

Eight sheep.

Eight Sheep

Eight sheep.

Sheep bred mainly for their wool.

Ewe and Lamb

Sheep bred mainly for their wool.

A breed of white faced sheep used for wool and meat.

Cheviot Ewe

A breed of white faced sheep used for wool and meat.

A coarse-wooled breed of sheep.

Cotswold Ewe

A coarse-wooled breed of sheep.

"The Leicesters are the most important sheep to the country. They are more widely diffused in the kingdom than any of their congeners. Although, from the altered taste of the community, their mutton is less esteemed than formerly, they still constitute the staple breed of the midland counties of England. Leicester rams are also more in demand then ever for crossing with other breeds." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Leicester Ewe

"The Leicesters are the most important sheep to the country. They are more widely diffused in the kingdom…

An illustration of a Merino ewe.

Merino Ewe

An illustration of a Merino ewe.

An illustration of a Texel or Mounton flandrin ewe.

Mounton Flandrin Ewe

An illustration of a Texel or Mounton flandrin ewe.

An illustration of a Paular ewe.

Paular Ewe

An illustration of a Paular ewe.

Shropshire ewe. This breed of hornless sheep is noted for its high quality meat.

Shropshire Ewe

Shropshire ewe. This breed of hornless sheep is noted for its high quality meat.

An illustration of a group of Merino ewes.

Merino Ewes

An illustration of a group of Merino ewes.

A lamb

Lamb

A lamb

A lamb

Lamb

A lamb

"The Leicesters are the most important sheep to the country. They are more widely diffused in the kingdom than any of their congeners. Although, from the altered taste of the community, their mutton is less esteemed than formerly, they still constitute the staple breed of the midland counties of England. Leicester rams are also more in demand then ever for crossing with other breeds." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Leicester Ram

"The Leicesters are the most important sheep to the country. They are more widely diffused in the kingdom…