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The Galway is a breed of sheep with long wool from western Ireland.[1] They are a large white-faced sheep. The average litter size is 1.45.

A Galway Ram at the Tullamore Show 2012
This breed is mostly raised for meat.[2]

References

  1. "Galway". Breeds of Livestock. Oklahoma State University, Dept. of Animal Science. http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/sheep/galway/index.htm. Retrieved 2009-04-17. 
  2. "Galway/Ireland". Breed Data Sheet. Domestic Animal Diversity Information System. http://dad.fao.org/. Retrieved 2009-08-31.