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Breeds of Livestock - Benadir Goats

Breeds of Livestock - Benadir Goats

Benadir

Also known by: Deguen, Digwain

The Benadir breed is found in the Webi Shibeli region of southern Somalia.  The breed is used for both meat and milk production.  They are oaftern red or black spotted and have lop ears.

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