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Breeds of Livestock - White Karaman Sheep

Breeds of Livestock - White Karaman Sheep

White Karaman

    whitekaraman-web2.jpgAlso Known By: Barazi, Barasi, Brazi, Brézi, Parasi, Garha, Agrah, Akrah, Gargha, Guerha, Karha, Salamali

    Found in central Anatolia in Turkey, the White Karaman is raised for both meat and milk production. The wool is of carpet wool quality. They generally have black on the nose and occationally around the eyes. The males are usually polled and the ewes are polled. Varieties of the White Karaman include Kangal, Karakas and Southern. The Makui breed found in Iran is similar.

    whitekaraman-web1.jpgReference:

    Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.
    Photographs:

    Prof. Dr. M. Ihsan SOYSAL and Research Asst. Emel ÖZKAN, Trakya University, Agriculture Faculty, Dept. of. Animal Sci., Tekirdag/TURKEY



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