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Breeds of Livestock - Abyssinian Donkey

Breeds of Livestock - Abyssinian Donkey

Abyssinian Donkey

Also Known As: Ethiopian

ethiopian-web-1.jpgThis breed is found throughout Ethiopia. They are usually slate-gray but are occasionally found in chestnut-brown. The breed is similar to Sudanese Pack donkey.


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


Dr Alberto Zorloni, Somalia


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