Farmyard Animals

Dorset Sheep

Dorset sheep are a versatile and hardy breed, known for their excellent meat and wool production. Originating from the Dorset region in southern England, these sheep are medium to large in size, with mature rams typically weighing between 250-275 pounds (113-125 kg) and ewes weighing between 150-200 pounds (68-91 kg). Dorset sheep have a distinctive …

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Dexter Cow

Dexter cows are a small but robust breed of cattle originating from Ireland, where they were developed in the early 19th century. They are among the smallest of the European cattle breeds, with cows typically standing around 36-42 inches (90-107 cm) at the shoulder and weighing between 600-700 pounds (272-318 kg), while bulls are slightly …

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Pygmy Goat

Pygmy goats are a miniature breed of domestic goats originating from Africa, particularly the Cameroon region. They are one of the smallest breeds of goats, with adults typically standing between 16 to 23 inches (41 to 58 cm) tall at the shoulder. Despite their small size, pygmy goats are robust and muscular, with a compact …

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Alpaca

Alpacas are domesticated South American camelids that are closely related to llamas, guanacos, and vicuñas. They are primarily found in the Andes mountains of South America, particularly in Peru, Bolivia, and Chile. Alpacas are known for their soft and luxurious fiber, which is highly valued for its warmth, softness, and hypoallergenic properties. They have a …

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Falabella Horse

The Falabella horse is a rare and diminutive breed known for its small size and elegant appearance. Originating from Argentina, the Falabella is one of the smallest horse breeds in the world, with mature individuals typically standing between 28 and 34 inches (71 and 86 cm) tall at the shoulder. Despite their small stature, Falabella …

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Pony

Ponies are small horses, typically measuring less than 14.2 hands (58 inches, or 147 cm) at the withers, the highest point of the shoulder. They are known for their sturdy build, thick manes and tails, and often exhibit a thick coat of fur, especially in colder climates. Ponies come in various breeds and colors, each …

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Oxford Sandy Pig

The Oxford Sandy and Black pig, sometimes referred to simply as the Oxford Sandy, is a heritage breed of domestic pig originating from Oxfordshire, England. These pigs are known for their distinctive coloring, which features sandy or ginger-colored coats with black spots or patches, particularly around the ears and on the skin. They have a …

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Kune Kune Pig

The Kune Kune pig is a unique breed of domestic pig originating from New Zealand, where it has been raised by the indigenous Maori people for centuries. Kune Kune pigs are known for their distinctive appearance, characterized by their small size, short legs, and round, compact bodies. They have a distinctive “tassel” of hair that …

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Micro Pig

Micro pigs, also known as miniature pigs or teacup pigs, are a small-sized breed of domestic pig selectively bred to be smaller than traditional farm pigs. They typically stand between 12 to 16 inches (30 to 40 cm) tall at the shoulder and weigh anywhere from 50 to 150 pounds (23 to 68 kg) when …

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Calling Ducks

Calling ducks, also known as “Decoy Ducks,” are a specially bred type of duck that is known for its distinct vocalizations. They are smaller in size compared to many other duck breeds, with a compact body and a rounded head. Calling ducks come in various colors, including white, gray, black, and brown, and they often …

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