From each other (Fig. 1a). When making a second MDS analysis of the aforementioned seven breeds (Fig. 1b), we were able to distinguish the Gallega sheep from the other populations. These results were consistent with the Admixture analysis (Fig. 2), which showed that Canaria de Pelo, Roja Mallorquina, Latxa and Churra breeds have a well defined genetic identity. In contrast, Castellana, Ojalada,Sci