About Gaddi Sheep
Gaddi are medium-sized sheep native to India. They are one
of the 8 different sheep breeds found in the northern temperate area of India. They
are raised mainly for wool production. They are mainly found in Kistwar and
Bhadarwah tehsils in Jammu province of Jammu and Kashmir, Ramnagar, Udampur and
Kullu and the Kangra valleys of Himachal Pradesh and Dehradun. Nainital,
Tehri-Garhwal and Chamoli districts of Uttar Pradesh.
They are generally uncolored and white, although they can be
found in mixed tan, black and brown. The rams are horned, and their horns are
usually large. But the ewes are usually polled, and are found only 10-15
percent horned. Their tail is small and thin, and their ears are short.