Breeds of Livestock, Department of Animal Science
Breeds of Livestock - Thalli Sheep
Thalli 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.
Muhammad Tahir, Associate Professor, Department of Animal Breeding & Genetics, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, PakistanPhotographs:Muhammad Tahir, Associate Professor, Department of Animal Breeding & Genetics, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan
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