Afghan Arabi

The Afghan Arabi is a fat-rumped breed found in northern Afghanistan. They are a carpet wool and meat breed and usually black or grey with a white face-blaze. The breed typically has long pendulous ears and is polled.

Reference:

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

Photographs:

All photos taken by Kathie M. Birdsell, USDA, September 19, 2004, in Bamyan, Bamyan Province, Afghanistan.

 


Photographs by Kathie Birdsell

 

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Added May 28, 2002