Sheep on pasture at sunset. #60005194
Sheep on pasture at sunset. Home sheep (lat. Ovis aries) - cloven-hoofed mammal of the family sheep family bovids. This animal in ancient times it was domesticated by man, mainly because of their thick fur and edible meat. Currently shorn wool or fleece, a man used more often than any other animal fur. Sheep meat is called lamb is one of the most important consumer products in many countries. Besides getting wool and meat sheep are also bred for sheep milk, cheese manufactured from it, cooking oil and skins (lambskin).