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Breeds of Livestock - Zemmour Sheep

Breeds of Livestock - Zemmour Sheep

Zemmour

This breed is a carpet-wool breed found in northwest Morocco. Kept primarily for meat production it is of the Atlantic Coast type. The Zemmour are white with a pale brown face. The males are horned and the females are polled.

Reference:

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

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