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Table 1 Sheep breeds in Brazil, their classification and number of flocks as well as distances (km) from mid-point of breed occurrence

From: Geographical distribution of sheep breeds in Brazil and their relationship with climatic and environmental factors as risk classification for conservation

Breed Type Use Number of Flocks Number of Municipalities Km from mid-point
Mean SD Min Max
Border Leicester Wool Commercial 29 14 184 129 77 398
Bergamácia Brasileira Wool Naturalized 54 45 940 522 181 2,297
Cariri Hair Naturalized 43 41 580 546 25 2,416
Corriedale Wool Commercial 490 71 206 845 29 3,092
Crioula Wool Naturalized 61 45 326 314 41 1,683
Dorper Hair Commercial 1073 654 1,013 455 68 2,735
East Friesian Wool Commercial 3 3 336 135 216 482
Hampshire Down Wool Commercial 246 147 379 495 15 2,758
Ideal Wool Commercial 345 61 194 534 19 2,597
Ile de France Wool Commercial 583 210 392 461 22 2,627
Karakul Wool Commercial 39 26 278 539 107 2,848
Lacaune Wool Commercial 27 23 466 212 158 919
Merino Wool Commercial 137 36 245 762 54 2,974
Morada Nova Hair Naturalized 151 102 677 623 85 2,777
Poll Dorset Wool Commercial 67 59 700 619 70 2,421
Polypay Wool Commercial 5 5 132 48 91 198
Rabo Largo Hair Naturalized 30 25 370 397 69 1,595
Romney Marsh Wool Commercial 92 40 348 641 81 3,038
Santa Ines Hair Commercial 3397 1385 970 522 13 3,013
Somalis Brasileira Hair Naturalized 179 122 504 581 36 2,755
South African Mutton Merino Wool Commercial 2 2 50 - 50 50
Suffolk Wool Commercial 734 353 488 677 21 2,590
Texel Wool Commercial 682 283 522 795 35 2,941
White Dorper Hair Commercial 248 197 793 472 165 2,308