Breeds of Livestock, Department of Animal Science
Breeds of Livestock - Ushant Sheep
Also Known By: Ouessant, Ouessantin (French), Breton Dwarf
The Ushant is found in the region of Brittany in France. They are a carpet wool breed. Most animals are black in coloration with a few white individuals also occurring. It is a dwarf breed with the males being horned and the females polled (naturally hornless). The breed is rare.
Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.
M.A. van Duren.