Dorper sheep breed were created specifically for survival in extremely hot conditions. Homeland animals considered to South Africa, where the 30-ies of the last century local farmers crossed Dorset Horn and the Blackhead Persian sheep. Due to its endurance in hot climates, Dorper sheep breed became popular in other continents.
Coat color can be pure white or black spots. Because of such different colors, two types of Dorper: conventional and white.
Despite the fact that the Dorper created in hot Africa, sheep and easily experiencing the heat and cold. Adapt to any terrain and food. They have a high fertility. Mature sheep can self seeding to 100 sheep.
Breed pure meat, because in shearing wool Dorper not need. Dorper rapidly gaining weight and can reach more than 150 kg.
Now the breed is widely spread on the territory of Ukraine, Russia.