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Erka Sheep, Edka

Category: Meat Country: India Home tract: Found Around Chilika Lake and in Khurda District in Odissa Morphological characteristics Body: Medium sized Body coat: Red coat Horns: Males are horned Ears: Medium sized,
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Dharamagarh Sheep

Category: Meat, wool Country: India Home tract: Odisha Morphological characteristics Body: Small sized Body coat: Coarse wool Reproductive traits Lambing interval: Annual Litter size: Single Remarks: With stand high ambient temperature and draught. References AHVS, “Sheep...
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Kuzi Sheep

Category: Meat, wool Country: India Home tract: Coastal districts - Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Cuttck and Kendrapada of Odissa state Morphological characteristics Body: Little sized   Horns: Both sexes are polled Tail: Small, thin Morphometric...
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Yalada Sheep

Category: Meat Country: India Home tract: Bagalkot district of Karnatka state Morphological characteristics Body: Medium sized Body coat: White coat colour consisted of thick small hairs. Face is white, white...
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Sangamneri Sheep

Category: Meat, wool Country: India Home tract: Rahuri, Sangamner, Rahata and Sri Rampur blocks of Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra. Morphological characteristics Body: Large, tall and long; straight backline, medium...
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Mouli Sheep

Category: Meat Country: India Home tract: Bijapur district of Karnatka state Morphological characteristics Body: Tall with deep body Body coat: Coat colour is white with or without brown spots/patches. A...
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Koraput Sheep

Category: Meat Country: India Home tract: Koraput, Nabarangpur, Malkangiri and Rayagada districts of Odissa. Morphological characteristics Body coat: Coarse wool to hairy. Predominant coat colours are of various shades...
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Kolhapuri Sheep

Category: Meat Country: India Home tract: Kagal and Hatkanangle talukas of Kolhapur district Morphological characteristics Body: Medium sized Body coat: Mottled (black coat colour mingled with varying shades of tan...
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Kajali Sheep

Category: Meat, wool Country: India Home tract: Sangrur, Barnala, Ludhiana, Moga and adjoining districts of Punjab. The breed ‘Kajali’ derived its name from black circles (Kajal in...
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Chitrangi Sheep

Category: Meat, wool Country: India Home tract: Fazilka, Mukrsar districts of Punjab, Sri Ganga nagar district of Rajasthan and adjoining areas. Morphological characteristics Body coat: The coat colour is...
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Madgya Sheep

Category: Meat Country: India Home tract: Andhra Pradesh, Sangli district of Maharashtra, also present in Satara district Morphological characteristics Body: Tall, hairy Body coat: White with brown patches Morphometric traits Body weight:...
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Duma Sheep, Dumba, Baraiya

Category: Meat Country: India Home tract: Saylataluka of Surendranagar district  of Gujarat state. The breed is very popular among the breeders and has spread to Bhavnagar, Kutch,...
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Birbhum Sheep

Category: Meat Country: India Home tract: Birbhum district of West Bengal Morphological characteristics Body coat: Body colour ranges from white, grey to deep brown, either intact or patchy. body...
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Yoroo Sheep

Category: Meat Country: Mongolia Home tract: Developed in the Yoroo District of Selenga province by crossing local fine and semi-fine wool sheep with semi-fine wool breeds such...
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Uzemching Sheep

Category: fat-tailed type, meat, wool Country: Mongolia Home tract: Erdene and Zagaang districts of Sukh-Batar province Morphological characteristics Body: Compact Body coat: The colour of the body is white. The...
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Tsigai Sheep

Category: Meat, wool, skin, milk Country: Mongolia Home tract: Herlen, Ulziit and Bayan Khutag districts of Khentei province and in the Asgat district of Sukh-Batar province. Morphological characteristics Body:...
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Torguud Sheep

Category: Meat, fat, wool Country: Mongolia Home tract: Bulgang, Altay and Uengch districts of Kobdo province in the western part of the country Morphological characteristics Body: Large, leggy animal...
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Sutai Sheep

Category: Meat, wool, milk Country: Mongolia Home tract: Sutai Mountain in the Darib district of Khobot province Morphological characteristics Body: Compact Body coat: White, head is black or brown, with...
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Steppe White Sheep

Category: Meat Country: Mongolia Home tract: Developed by crossing fine wool Altai and Uvur baigal breeds as well as with semi-fine wool Tsigai breed. This sheep is...
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Sartuul Sheep

Category: Meat Country: Mongolia Home tract: Zavkhan province Production traits Fibre diameter: 20.7 µ Fibre length: 8.6 cm References Mongolian Livestock – Sartuul Strain, [Web Reference]...
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