Chios

Synonyms: 
Shakiz
Main Location: 
Found in plains and low-hill areas.
Origin: 
Derived from a cross of a thin-tailed (Greek Zackel) and a fat-tailed (Karaman) sheep. The first introduction of Chios sheep to Cyprus occurred in 1954 from the Greek island of Chios, hence the name of the breed.
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