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Breeds of Livestock - Hexi Cashmere Goats

Breeds of Livestock - Hexi Cashmere Goats

Hexi Cashmere

Also Known By: Hexi Down

The Hexi Cashmere is used primarily in the production of cashmere fiber. Found in North Gansu in China the breed is usually white but black, brown or pied individuals are also seen.


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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