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Tajikistan Yak

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Country: Tajikistan

Home tract: In Altai Territory and in high altitude regions of the Tyan Shan.

Remarks: They are highly adaptable to high altitudes, low atmospheric pressure and low oxygen content of air. They can also graze on short grass areas grazed by sheep. Yaks excellently use natural stern grounds which other animals can not use.


  1. Porter V., et al., 2016, “Mason's World Encyclopedia of Livestock Breeds and Breeding, 2 Volume Pack,” CABI Publisher, p. 987.
  2. ILRI, 2007 [Web Reference]
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