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Breeds of Livestock - Karacabey Merino Sheep

Breeds of Livestock - Karacabey Merino Sheep

Karacabey Merino

    karacabey-merino-web1.jpgFound in northwestern Anatolia in Turkey, this breed is a variety of Turkish Merino which originated from Kivircik graded up, since 1928, with German Mutton Merino. The breed has a medium-wool quality of its fleece and it also kept for meat and milk production.


    Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.
    Photographs: karacabey-merino-web2.jpg

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


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