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Breeds of Livestock - Turkish Grey Steppe Cattle

Breeds of Livestock - Turkish Grey Steppe Cattle

Turkish Grey Steppe

Also known by: Boz Step, Plevne, Pleven, Plevna, Thracian, Turkish Grey

Found in north western Turkey this breed is a tri-purpose breed kept for milk and meat as well as being used as a work animal. They are of the Grey Steppe type and originated from the Iskar breed of Bulgaria.

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Reference:

Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.

Photographs:

Prof. Dr. M. Ihsan SOYSAL and Research Asst. Emel ÖZKAN, Trakya University, Agriculture Faculty, Dept. of. Animal Sci., Tekirdag/TURKEY


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