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Breeds of Livestock - Chigu Goats

Breeds of Livestock - Chigu Goats


Also known by: Kangra Valley

The Chgnu is found in the region of India north of Uttar Pradesh and northest of Himachal Pradesh. They are kept for the production of cashmere fiber and for meat. The breed is white with long twisted horns.

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