Sheep eat & can be bred with Wheat. Sheep within six blocks of you will follow you around if you hold the Wheat out in your hand.
Sheep are one of the simpler, quieter mobs in Minecraft. They are passive & do not attack players or other aggressive mobs back when engaged.
Sheep eat wheat as a food source & are attracted to players who hold wheat out in front of them.
You can basically lead a Sheep wherever you want by tempting it with Wheat in your hand. This makes it easy for them to manage & farm for wool.
Wheat is also used to breed two sheep together & spawn a baby lamb. You must find two Sheep in the wild & use a piece of Wheat on each one of them.
You will know if this works when you see the hearts / love animation above each of the two Sheep you are trying to breed.
The color of the baby lamb’s wool will be a mixture of the parent’s colors if they are compatible.
If the parent’s colors aren’t compatible, the lamb will be the same color as one of the parents. The game chooses the color at random.
You can accelerate the lamb’s growth by feeding it more Wheat. Each piece of Wheat that you feed the lamb will decrease its full growth time by 10%.
Wheat is pretty easy to find & grow. If you don’t know how to grow Wheat yet we’ll show you exactly how to do it below.
You don’t need water to grow Wheat, but it speeds up the process & reduces the time it takes for it to grow.
You can also plant Wheat near a river or ocean for an infinite supply of water that will keep your seeds watered.
A single 1×1 block of water is capable of watering a 9×9 square of planted Wheat seeds.
That’s everything you need to know about what Sheep eat in Minecraft. If you found this short guide helpful, please feel free to drop a comment below!
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