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Table 1 Name, sample size and region of origin for the 48 sheep breeds

From: How do introgression events shape the partitioning of diversity among breeds: a case study in sheep

Breed code Breed name (in French) Number Typea Statusb Region of origind
Geographical regionc Latitude Longitude
AuCa Aure et Campan 34 H 2 MC 42.9 0.4
Avra Avranchin 26 M 2 NW 48.7 −1.4
BaBe Basco-Béarnaise 36 D 1 SW 43.1 −0.4
Bare Barégeoise 19 H 2 SW 42.9 0.1
BeCh Berrichon du Cher 40 M 1 Pl 47.1 2.4
BeIl Belle-Île 36 P 3 Pl 46.6 2.0
BeIn Berrichon de l’Indre 40 H 3 Pl 47.3 −3.2
Bize Bizet 28 H 2 MC 45.3 3.4
BlMa Bleu du Maine 42 M 2 NW 48.0 −0.5
BlMC Blanc du Massif Central 40 H 1 MC 44.5 3.5
Boul Boulonnaise 40 H 2 Pl 50.3 2.8
CaLo Causses du Lot 40 H 1 MC 44.8 1.6
Cast Castillonnaise 26 H 3 SW 42.9 1.0
Char Charmoise 30 M 1 Pl 47.4 1.3
Cors Corse 27 D 1 SE 42.1 9.5
Cote Cotentin 35 M 2 NW 49.0 −1.3
DoDo Dorset-Down 20 M 2 UK 50.7 −2.3
EsLM Est à Laine Mérinos 40 H 2 Pl 48.7 6.2
Griv Grivette 38 H 2 SE 45.2 5.7
Hamp Hampshire 39 M 2 UK 51.1 −1.3
IlFr Ile de France 34 M 1 Pl 48.8 2.4
Lacaune (4 subpopulations)     MC 44.0 3.0
LaLC Lacaune Lait - Confédération 40 D 1    
LaLO Lacaune Lait - OviTest 40 D 1    
LaVG Lacaune Viande - Gebro 40 H 1    
LaVO Lacaune Viande - OviTest 40 H 1    
Land Landaise 29 H 3 SW 44.1 −0.7
LaBr Landes de Bretagne 30 H 3 NW 47.4 −2.1
Limo Limousine 34 H 2 MC 45.6 2.1
Lour Lourdaise 34 H 3 SW 43.1 0.0
MaTN Manech Tête Noire 34 D 1 SW 43.1 −1.4
MaTR Manech Tête Rousse 40 D 1 SW 43.3 −1.4
MeAr Mérinos d’Arles 40 H 2 SE 43.6 4.8
MeRa Mérinos de Rambouillet 40 Pa 3 Pl 48.6 1.8
MoCh Mouton Charollais 40 M 1 Pl 46.4 4.3
MoNo Montagne Noire 37 H 2 MC 43.5 2.4
Mour Mourerous 35 H 2 SE 44.1 6.9
MoVe Mouton Vendéen 43 M 1 NW 46.5 −0.8
NoVe Noire du Velay 45 H 2 MC 45.0 3.8
PrSu Préalpes du Sud 40 H 2 SE 44.2 5.9
Rava Rava 39 H 2 MC 45.8 3.1
RoHa Roussin de la Hague 55 M 2 NW 49.6 −1.8
Roma Romane 38 P 1 Pl 46.4 0.9
RoOu Rouge de l’Ouest 47 M 1 NW 47.5 −0.6
Roov Romanov 12 P 2 Ru 55.0 7.0
RoRo Rouge du Roussillon 30 H 3 SW 43.0 2.6
Solo Solognote 35 H 3 Pl 47.6 2.0
Sout Southdown 20 M 2 UK 51.4 −2.4
Suff Suffolk 41 M 1 UK 52.2 1.0
Tara Tarasconnaise 32 H 2 SW 42.8 1.6
Texe Texel 47 M 1 Ne 53.1 4.8
ThMa Thones et Marthod 39 H 3 SE 45.9 6.3
  1. aH = hardy meat breed; M = meat breed; P = high-prolificacy breed; D = dairy breed; Pa = patrimonial breed; b1 = mainstream breeds; 2 = local breeds (not rare); 3 = rare breeds; cMC = Massif Central; Ne = Netherlands; NW = North-West; Pl = Plain; Ru = Russia; SE = South-East; SW = South-West; UK = United-Kingdom; dgeographical coordinates (latitude and longitude): coordinates of the region of origin for each breed