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Breeds of Livestock - Thalli Sheep

Breeds of Livestock - Thalli Sheep

Thalli

    thalli1.jpgThalli are a mutton and wool breed found in the Thal area and Multan and Muzaffargarh districts in Punjab Province of Pakistan.

    They are are small to medium in size with a mature body weight of 34kg in the rams and 27kg in the ewes.  They have a white boyd coat with the head and ears being black.  The wool yield is 1.8 kg (medium; fiber diameter 39.2m).

    The Thalli are considered sturdy animals.  Their ears are moderately long.  Young lambs are used for pelt production.

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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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updated February 15, 2002

 

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