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Breeds of Livestock - Anatolian Buffalo

Breeds of Livestock - Anatolian Buffalo

Anatolian Buffalo

anatoliawaterbuffalo-web1.jpgAlso Known As: Turkish

 The Anatolian buffalo is found in northwestern Turkey. They are a dairy and draft breed which is usually dark gray to black. They often have white markings on the head and tail. The Anatolian buffalo has sickle or cresent shaped horns.

Reference:

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

Prof. Dr. M. Ihsan SOYSAL and Research Asst. Emel ÖZKAN, Trakya University, Agriculture Faculty, Dept. of. Animal Sci., Tekirdag/TURKEY


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