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Breeds of Livestock - Anatolian Black Goats

Breeds of Livestock - Anatolian Black Goats

Anatolian Black

anatolianblack-web1.jpgAlso Known As: Kil-Keçi, Adi Keçi, Kara Keçi, Kilgoat, Turkish Native

The Anatolian Black raised in Turkey for its meat, milk and fiber. They are part of the Syrian type and while usually black they are sometimes seen in brown, gray or pied.

Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.

Prof. Dr. M. Ihsan SOYSAL and Research Asst. Emel ÖZKAN, Trakya University, Agriculture Faculty, Dept. of. Animal Sci., Tekirdag/TURKEY

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Added March 5, 2002, updated February 19, 2003


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