Cine Capari sheep originated from the Aydin Province in
Turkey. They are a fat-tail breed. Generally they are white but occasionally
they have light brown to dark black spots on their feet and belly. The ewes
weigh 38 kg (84 lb) on average at maturity.
In 1998, there were 300 Cine Capari and the population was
decreasing. The decline in population has been due to local farmers crossing
this breed with the Chios for the purpose of creating a more prolific