Breeds of Livestock, Department of Animal Science
Breeds of Livestock - Baladi Cattle
Also known by: Arab, Oksh, Akshi, Anatolian, Bedouin, Djebeli, Kleiti
The Baladi are a draft breed found in Israel, Syria, Lebanon and Jordan. They are similar to the Jaulan but are smaller. The Baladi range in color from brown to black or pied. Approximately 30% are polled.
Reference:Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.Photographs:Meori Rosen Ph.D., Ministry of Agriculture, Extension Service, Dept. of Cattle Husbandry, P. O. Box 28 Beit Dagan, ISRAEL 50250