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Breeds of Livestock - Gökçeada Sheep

Breeds of Livestock - Gökçeada Sheep


    gokceada-web1.jpgAlso Known By: Imroz

    This breed is of the Island Zackel type and is reared in turkey for milk, meat and wool production throughout Turkey. They are typically a white wooled breed with black spots around the eyes, nose and ears. The males are horned and the females are polled or have scurs.


    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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