The Nellore are a hair sheep breed
found in the northern Andhra Pradesh of India,
Primarily surrounding the city of
Nellore. They are a meat breed of the south India hair type. They
are found in three color varieties: white (Palla) white with black
spots on face (Jodipi) and red-brown (Dora). The males are horned
and the females are naturally hornless.
The mature ewes average 30-35 kg and
a height of 30-34 inches. Mature males average 40-45 kg with a
height of 36-40 inches. Lamb birthweight is 2.5 - 3 kg.