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Breeds of Livestock - Jinzhou Horse

Breeds of Livestock - Jinzhou Horse

Jinzhou

The Jinzhou horse is found in Jin county, southern Liaodong peninsula in the Liaoning region of China. They are a riding and draft horse which is also kept for its meat and milk production. It has developed in 1926 from the local Mongolian type crossed with imported light and heavy horse breeds.

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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