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Breeds of Livestock - Beetal Goats

Breeds of Livestock - Beetal Goats

Beetal

beetal.jpgThe Beetal is a breed used for meat and milk production. Found in Punjab, Pakistan and India, the Beetal is usually red, black or pied with pendulous ears. The males have long twisting horns. The breed is similar to the Jamnapari but smaller.

Reference:

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

Photographs:

R. E. McDowell, Professor Emeritus of International Animal Science, Cornell University, and provided by Paul O. Brackelsberg, Professor of Animal Science, Iowa State University

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Added February 6, 1997

 

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