Some Indian breeds of sheep are:
- Chennai red: It is found in parts of South India like Villupuram, Chennai, Kancheepuram, Thiruvannamalai districts. They are reared for meat and are mostly purple in colour.
- Lohi: It is found in parts of Rajasthan and Punjab. They are reared for the premium quality of wool.
- Rampur bushair: It is found in parts of Uttar Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh. this breed is raised for Brown fleece.
- Marwari: It is found in parts of Gujarath. It is raised for the purpose of Coarse wool and meat.
- Nali: It is seen in parts of Rajasthan, Haryana, and Punjab. It is the main source of Carpet wool.