The sheep of western Thrace were formerly also known as Kivircik, denoting perhaps genetic links with the similarly named breed of northeast Asia Minor. Although, Thraki sheep are even-woolled, they show certain similarities with coarse-woolled sheep such as Sarakatsaniko

Morphological Traits

Thrace sheep are of small size, even-woolled with the conformation of mountain type sheep.


Classified as 'Not at Risk' (2019).


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