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Breeds of Livestock - Changthangi Goats

Breeds of Livestock - Changthangi Goats

Changthangi

Also Known As: Kashmiri, Pashmina goat

The Changthangi is found in the region surrounding Ladakh in Kashmir, India. They are raised for meat and cashmere production and used as pack animals. The breed is most ofter white but also seen in black, gray or brown. They have large twisting horns.

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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