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Breeds of Livestock - Hasht Nagri Sheep

Breeds of Livestock - Hasht Nagri Sheep

Hasht Nagri

    hasht1.jpgThe Hasht Nagri is a fat tailed mutton and wool type. They are found in the Hasht Nagar tract in NWF Province of Pakistan. They are a medium size with a white body coat with the head and face either partially or completely black or tan.

    The wool yield is 1.5 kg (medium; fiber diameter 36.7m). They have a compact body with short legs. The hanging fat tail may reach fetlock. In well fed animals, the fat tail may even touch the ground.

     

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    Reference:
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 15, 1997

 

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