Rahmany Sheep

About Rahmany SheepAbout Rahmany Sheep

Rahmany, or Rahmani, sheep originated in northern Syria and northern Turkey and were introduced into Egypt in the 9th century. The breed is named after Rahmania, a village in the Beheira Governorate in Egypt.

They are believed to have some resistance to internal parasites. They breed all year round and the twinning rate is relatively high. They are the largest of the Egyptian sheep breeds. They produce coarse/carpet wool and have a fat-tail. Their color is brown, which fades with age.