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.


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


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