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Breeds of Livestock - Askanian Sheep

Breeds of Livestock - Askanian Sheep

Askanian

The Askanian is found in southern Ukraine. It is a fine-wool breed which was developed at Askania Nova in the period from 1925 through 1934. The breed was developed by crossing American Rambouillet with Merinos.

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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