Afghan Arabi

Afghan Arabi is a breed of domesticated sheep found in Afghanistan. They are a member of the fat-rump breeds of sheep. The wool is carpet quality and the Arghan Arabi are raised for their meat.[1]

Afghan Arabi
Country of originAfghanistan
  • Female:
    48 cm (19 in)
Wool colorGrey or black
Face colorWhite
Horn statusBoth sexes are polled (hornless)


Both sexes are polled (hornless) and have long pendulous ears. Typically, this breed is grey or black with white displayed on the face.[1] The average height of mature ewes is 48 cm (19 in).[2]


  1. ^ a b "Afghan Arabi". Breeds of Livestock. Oklahoma State University, Dept. of Animal Science. Archived from the original on 2009-12-24. Retrieved 2009-05-12.
  2. ^ "Afghan Arabi/Afghanistan". Breed data sheet. Domestic Animal Diversity Information Service. Retrieved 2009-05-12.