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Breeds of Livestock - Cholistani Sheep

 

Cholistani

    cholist1.jpgThe Cholistani is a thin tail, mutton and wool type that is found in parts of districts of Bahawalnagar, Bahawalpur and Rahim Yar Khan and Cholistan tract in Punjab Province of Pakistan.

    They are of medium size with a white body coat with black to brown head and ears. The wool yield is 2.0 kg (medium, fiber diameter 40.2m). They have small stubby ears, hence locally called 'Buchi'.

    cholist2.jpgReference:
Muhammad Tahir, Associate Professor, Department of Animal Breeding & Genetics, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Photographs:
Muhammad Tahir, Associate Professor, Department of Animal Breeding & Genetics, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan

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Added April 11, 1997

 

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