Marwari sheep are from Marwad, India. They are similar to black-headed
Persian sheep but they are smaller and have better fleece. They are found in the
Jodhpur, Jalore, Nagaou, Peli and Barmer districts, extending up to Ajmer and
Udaipur districts of Rajasthan and the Jeoria region of Gujarat. They are being
improved through selection for fleece weight and carpet quality.