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Breeds of Livestock - Waziri Sheep

Breeds of Livestock - Waziri Sheep

Waziri

    waziri1.jpgThe Waziri is a fat tailed mutton/wool type. They are found in the Waziristan area and Bannu district in NWF Province in Pakistan. They are a medium size with a white body coat with a black or black spotted head. The wool yield is 1.5 kg (fine; fiber diameter 32.9m). They have a muscular body, small ears and a heavy fat tail reaching the hocks.


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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 23, 1997

 

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