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Breeds of Livestock - Gökçeada Sheep

Breeds of Livestock - Gökçeada Sheep

Gökçeada

    gokceada-web1.jpgAlso Known By: Imroz

    This breed is of the Island Zackel type and is reared in turkey for milk, meat and wool production throughout Turkey. They are typically a white wooled breed with black spots around the eyes, nose and ears. The males are horned and the females are polled or have scurs.

    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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