This breed is a longwool and meat breed found in the region surrounding Qinghai in
China. The breed was developed from crossing the Tsigai, Xinjiang Finewool, Tibetan and Romney breeds. The males are horned and the females are polled or naturally hornless.
Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth
Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.