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Tiruchy Black Sheep Profile: The following Explains about Tiruchy black sheep profile.
Distribution of Tiruchy Black Sheep: Tiruchy (trichy) Black sheep breed , also known as Tiruchy Karungurumbai, is found in the Tiruchirappalli, Cuddalore, Villupuram, Salem, Vellore, Tiruvannamalai and Dharampuri districts of Tamil Nadu.
Tiruchy Black Breed Features:
Tiruchy Black sheep are small animals with a black coat. While the males are horned, the ewes are polled. The ears are short and directed downward and forward. The tail is short and thin and the fleece is extremely coarse, hairy and open. In farmers’ flocks lambing percentage is between 70 to 80% and the litter size is single.
Average fleece yield is 400 gm. According to the 18th Livestock Census of 2007 there are 78,343 Tiruchy Black sheep in the country.
Tiruchy Black Breed Body Weight/Height Chart:
|Adult Male||Adult Female|
|Average Body weight (kg)||26||19|
|Average Body length (cm)||59||53|
|Average Height at withers (cm)||58||55|
|Average Chest girth (cm)||66||62|
These Black Sheep are the best mutton type in tamil nadu
- Trichy black: Trichy, Thiruvannamalai, Dharmapuri districts of Tamil Nadu. Small animals. Body is completely black. Males horned, ewes polled fleece extremely coarse, hairy and open. Ears and tail small. Adult male: 25 kg, female: 18 kg
Native Tract : Trichy, Arcot, Salem Districts.
Colour : Black with White face.
Body weigth : Male – 25 kgs : Female – 18 kgs.