- • Class: Mammalia Order Artiodactyla Family: Bovidae
• Even-toed ungulates; sheep tails hang down (goat tails point up)
• Male has big spiral horns; female has much smaller horns that are slightly curved. Some domestic breeds are hornless.
• There are over 800 breeds of domestic sheep. Produce wool and meat. Sometimes considered detrimental to natural vegetation and native wildlife.
• Diet: Mainly grasses