Which domestic animal has the largest number of breeds?

dog
sheep
horse
cat
Sheep hus­bandry is prac­ticed through­out the majority of the in­hab­it­ed world, and has been fun­da­men­tal to many civ­i­liza­tion­s. FAO (Food and Agri­cul­ture Or­ga­ni­za­tion of the UN) iden­ti­fied 1229 breeds of sheep as of 2006. Almost all sheep are clas­si­fied as being best suited to fur­nish­ing a certain product: wool, meat, milk, hides, or a com­bi­na­tion in a du­al-pur­pose breed.

Answers distribution

dog
sheep
horse
cat
answers
flagItaly
33%
61%
5%
0%
18
flagthe Netherlands
39%
56%
0%
4%
23
flagNorway
50%
50%
0%
0%
16
flagIndia
27%
46%
16%
9%
54
flagCanada
29%
45%
4%
20%
24
flagPoland
45%
34%
12%
7%
6884
flagRepublic of Ireland
46%
34%
15%
3%
26
flagGermany
51%
33%
6%
8%
78
flagthe United Kingdom
55%
32%
5%
6%
129
flagFrance
60%
26%
13%
0%
15
flagthe United States
50%
25%
13%
10%
174
flagUnknown
57%
15%
17%
8%
235
flagDenmark
70%
10%
10%
10%
10

Gender

men29%
women34%
dog
45%
48%
sheep
29%
34%
horse
15%
11%
cat
8%
6%

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