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Breeds of Livestock - Kooka Sheep

Breeds of Livestock - Kooka Sheep

Kooka

    kooka1.jpgThe Kooka is a thin tailed, mutton and wool sheep that is found in the Tharparker district and adjoining desert area of Sind Province of Pakistan.

    They are medium size with a white body coat and a black face. The wool yield is 1.7 kg (coarse; fiber diameter 44.3m). They have long pendulous ears, a compact body, and a fairly developed udder. This breed averages one liter of milk produced each day.


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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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