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Pugal Sheep Breed Profile Information

Pugal Sheep Breed: In this article, let us discuss about Pugal sheep breed information. Origin : The name of the Pugal sheep  breed originates from the Pugal tehsil of Bikaner district, which is the home tract of this breed. Pugal Breed Features: They are fairly well-built animals with a distinct black face with small light brown stripes on either side above …

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Poonchi Sheep Breed Profile Information

Poonchi Sheep: Let us discuss about Poonchi sheep profile in the below given article. Distribution. This sheep breed, as its name suggests, is native to the Poonch and Rajouri districts of the Jammu region of Jammu and Kashmir. Poonchi Sheep Breed Characteristics Size. The weight of the poonchi sheep adult ram ranges from 35 to 40 kg, that of a ewe …

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Patanwadi Sheep Breed Profile Information

Patanwadi Sheep Breed: The following article describes the Patanwadi sheep breed. Distribution: The Patanwadi (also called Desi, Kutchi, Kathiawari, Vadhiyari and Charotari) is found in the coastal plains of the Saurashtra and Kutch regions of Gujarat, and the sandy loamy areas of Patan, Panch Mahals and Mehsana districts of Gujarat. Patanwadi sheep breed features: Three distinct strains are found – i) …

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Nali Sheep Breed Profile Information

Nali Sheep Breed Profile: Nali Sheep Distribution: Ganganagar, Churu and Jhunjhunu districts of Rajasthan, southern part of Hissar and Rohtak districts of Haryana. The Nali sheep breed is well adapted to the arid and semi-arid regions of Rajasthan and Haryana. It is also found in large numbers in Uttar Pradesh. It derives its name from the route of the river Ghaggar …

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Muzaffarnagar Sheep Breed Information

Muzaffarnagar Sheep:  Let us discuss about Muzaffarnagar sheep in the following article. Distribution: The Muzaffarnagar sheep breed, also known as Bulandshahri is native to the Muzaffarnagar, Bulandshaher, Saharanpur, Meerut and the Bijnor districts of Western Uttar Pradesh. Muzaffarnagri sheep breed is one of the tallest mutton breeds of India. Muzaffarnagar Sheep Breed Features: Some are also found in the Dehradun, Haridwar and …

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Bharat Merino Sheep Breed Information

Origin Bharat Merino sheep developed by crossbreeding indigenous Chokla and Nali sheep with Rambouillet and Merino rams and stabilised at 75% exotic inheritance has the potential as an import substitute for exotic fine wool inheritance. The annual greasy wool production is 2.5 kg with fiber diameter of 19‑20 microns, medullation less than one percent and staple length in annual clip …

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Magra Sheep Breed Profile Information

The following article talks about Magra Sheep Breed. Distribution  Or  Origin :The Magra sheep breed (formerly known as Bikaneri; and also known as Bikaneri Chokhla and Chakri) is  distributed in the Bikaner, Nagaur, Jaisalmer and Churu districts of Rajasthan. However, animals true to the breed type are found only in the eastern and southern parts of Bikaner district. This is the …

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Madras Red Sheep Breed Profile Information

Madras Red Sheep:  In this below article, the Madras Red Sheep Profile is explained. Distribution or Origin: The Madras Red breed of sheep is native to the Kanchipuram and Chennai districts of Tamil Nadu. Madras Red Sheep Breed Features: They are medium-sized animals predominantly brown in colour, the intensity varying from light tan to dark brown; some animals have white …

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Mecheri Sheep Breed Profile Information

Mecheri Sheep Breed: In this article, let us discuss about Mecheri sheep breed profile Information. Distribution or Origin: The Mecheri sheep breed, also known as Maiylambadi and Thuvaramchambali in Coimbatore district, are distributed across the Salem and Coimbatore districts of Tamil Nadu. Mecheri Sheep Breed Performance: This sheep breed are medium-sized animals, light brown in colour. The ears are medium-sized, both …

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Malpura Sheep Breed Profile Information

Malpura Sheep Breed Info: Distribution or Sourc of Malpura Sheep Breed : The Malpura sheep breed is native to the Tonk, Sawai Madhopur, Jaipur and Dausa districts and adjacent areas of Ajmer, Bhilwara, Chitaurgarh, Kota and Bundi districts in Rajasthan. They derive their name from the Malpura Taluk in Tonk district in Rajasthan. The Malpura sheep breed is very similar …

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Kilakarsal Sheep Breed Profile Information

Distribution. Ramnathpuram, Madurai, Thanjavur and Ramnad districts of Tamil Nadu. The distribution and characterization of Kilakarsal sheep were studied in its breeding tract. Kilakarsal sheep breed is a medium sized sheep breed with compact body conformation having dark tan coat dorsally with black colouration ventrally especially under belly and inner side of legs Numbers. The total sheep population in the …

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Kenguri Sheep Breed Profile Information

Kenguri Breed: The following article talks about Kenguri Sheep Breed. This kenguri sheep breed is also known as Tenguri is native to the hilly tracts of the Koppal and Raichurs district in Karnataka. The sheep are large in size and have a body coat which is dark brown or coconut coloured. In most cases there is a white spot on the …

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Sheep Breeds in India Information for Beginners

Sheep Breeds in India: Sheep Breeds in India: Sheep types in India  can  be classified on the basis of Agroecological regions viz. a) North temperate region, b) North Western arid and semi arid region  c) Southern peninsular region and d) Eastern region. The breeds of sheep of these regions are depicted here. Sheep Farming Advantages: Sheep can be raised for …

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Karnah Sheep Breed Profile Information

Distribution : The Karnah sheep  breed is primarily found in Karnah, a mountainous tehsil of Kupwara district in North Kashmir. Karnah sheep breed are large  animals. The rams have large curved horns and a prominent nose line. The average age at first lambing is 23-25 months with a lambing interval of one year. Lambing takes place mainly in the months …

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Jalauni Sheep Breed Profile Information

Distribution :The Jalauni sheep breed is distributed across the Jalaun, Jhansi and Lalitpur districts of Uttar Pradesh. Conformation: The Jalauni sheep are medium-sized animals, with a straight nose line. The colour of the body is white with a light brown or black head. Both sexes are polled. Ears are large, flat and drooping and the tail is thin and medium …

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