are a dual-purpose breed raised for its meat and wool from Kyrgyzstan.
They are white with occasional spots on their legs and
heads. Their wool is semi-coarse and often used in carpet. Rams may be either horned or polled;
however, they ewes are all polled.
Alai sheep are a fat-rump breed and are
specifically adapted to living conditions of the Alay Valley region (above 3 km
(1.9 mi) above sea level).