Pedi sheep are native to South Africa. They are one of three
of the Nguni type, along with Zulu and Swazi, they have been in the region
since 200-400 AD. They get their name and characteristics from having been
raised primarily by the Bapedi people in the north of the country. Pedi are
smaller fat-tailed sheep kept for meat, are polled, and are generally white,
brown, and red.