Kivircik sheep are found in northwestern Turkey, where it is
kept for milk and meat production. Their fleece is of carpet-wool type, but their
wool is of better quality than the wool of all other indigenous breeds in
They are white with white or spotted faces, similar to the
Karnobat and the Tsigai. Black and brown varieties are also found. Rams have
horizontal spiral horns extending sideways; ewes are usually polled. Tails are
long and thin, usually reaching the hocks.