Ovis aries - Old Norway Sheep (anomalous, three-horned)
Unlike four-horned sheep (such as the Icelandic and Navajo Churro breeds), three-horned sheep legitimately have more than two horns - in four-horned sheep, the extra pair comes from an offshoot of the first horn buds. As a result, the extra horn locations can deform the skull shape of sheep who develop them, resulting in…”special” sheep.
Thankfully for farmers, most of the time, the extra horn and semi-deformed skull/face has no influence upon brain development, and the sheep are no more dull than average.
Die Säugthiere in Abbildungen nach der Natur. Johann Schreber, 1774.

Ovis aries - Old Norway Sheep (anomalous, three-horned)

Unlike four-horned sheep (such as the Icelandic and Navajo Churro breeds), three-horned sheep legitimately have more than two horns - in four-horned sheep, the extra pair comes from an offshoot of the first horn buds. As a result, the extra horn locations can deform the skull shape of sheep who develop them, resulting in…”special” sheep.

Thankfully for farmers, most of the time, the extra horn and semi-deformed skull/face has no influence upon brain development, and the sheep are no more dull than average.

Die Säugthiere in Abbildungen nach der Natur. Johann Schreber, 1774.

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