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Yak Breeds

Xingjiang Yak

Country: China Home tract: Aljin Mountains, Kunlun Mountains and Pamirs in the south foot of Tianshan; alpine area at the altitude of 2400-4000 meteres, and few
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Tibet High Mountainous Yak

Country: China Home tract: The northwest of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau in Tibet and the the Three River valley in the south of Tibet. Morphological Characters Body: There are two...
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ZhongdianYak, China-Burma

Country: China Home tract: Zhongdian and Deqin counties in the very northern part of Yunnan province. Morphological Characters Body: Vigorous and beefy constitution with cuneiform body types Body coat:...
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Tianzhu White Yak

Country: China Home tract: Tianzhu county of Gansu province, which is located in the eastern end of the Qilian mountains and the northern edge of the...
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Tajikistan Yak

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...
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Sibu Yak, Tibetan High Mountain Yak

Country: China Home tract: The Sibu gully 20 miles from Mozhugongga County in Tibet autonomous prefecture. Morphological Characters Body: Large, rectangular-shaped Head: Large, heavy Horns: Extending outwards and upwards with...
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Shandan Yak

Country: China Home tract: Gansu Production traits Daily milk yield: 2.57 kg Milk yield per lactation: 464.0 kg Lactation length: 180 days Reference Dong S., Long R. and Kang M., 2007, “Milking...
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Sarlag Yak

Country: China Remarks: They are highly adaptable to high altitudes, low atmospheric pressure and low oxygen content of air. They can also graze on short grass...
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Russian Federation Yak

Country: Russia Home tract: Northern Caucasus and Yakutia Remarks: They are highly adaptable to high altitudes, low atmospheric pressure and low oxygen content of air. They can...
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Plateau Yak of Qinghai, Qinghai-Tibet Plateau Yak

Country: China Home tract: Zaduo, Zhiduo and Quma of Yushu Zang Tibet autonomous prefecture in Qinghai Province, Maduo county of Guoluo Zang Tibet autonomous prefecture, Tianjun...
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Pali Yak

Country: China Home tract: Pali town in Yadong county of Rigeze region in Tibet autonomous prefeture Morphological Characters Body: Rectangular, strong and well-developed Body coat: Black is the dominant...
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Pakistan Yak

Country: Pakistan Home tract: Northern areas of Pakistan at altitudes higher than 3000-7000 meters above sea level. Remarks: As a pack animal it can transport a heavy...
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Niangya Yak, Liangya

Country: China Home tract: Jiali county of Naqu region in Tibet autonomous prefeture Morphological Characters Body coat: Complex in colour with the pure black of 60% Head: Rugged Forehead: Short,...
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Nepal Yak

Country: Nepal Home tract: Yak and Nak are raised in trans-himalyan region 3000 meter above sea level, in northern belts of the country. Native belonging to...
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Muli Yak

Country: China Home tract: The Muli Zang autonomous county in Sichuan Province Morphological Characters Body coat: Pure black or white spotted in colour. Head: Big Forehead: Wide Horns: Both sexes are...
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Merakpa Yak

Country: Bhutan Home tract: Eastern Bhutan. Originated from Tibet. Morphological Characters Body: Smaller and lighter Body coat: Usually black; other common colours include black and white or brown, with...
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Maiwa Yak

Country: China Home tract: The county of HongYuan of Aba Zang autonomous state in Sichuan Province and along the counties of Waqiemaiwa and Ruorgai. Morphological Characters Body: Long Body...
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Kyrgyz Yak

Country: China Home tract: In Altai territory and in high altitude regions of the Tyan Shan Remarks: Yaks meat is considered as a ecologically clean product, and...
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Khainag Yak

Country: Mongolia Hybrid between Mongol cattle and yak. Morphometric characters Body weight: Adult male: 470 kg Height at withers: Adult male: 124 cm Body length: Adult male: 162 cm Heart girth:...
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Jiulong Yak

Country: China Home tract: Jiulong county of Sichuan province, which is located on the southeastern edge of the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. Morphological Characters Body: Tall, large Body coat: Black is...
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