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2017, Vol. 5, Issue 1
First checklist and distribution of sheep breeds of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Shabir Ahmed, Habib Ahmad and Muhammad Shahid Nadeem

An extensive survey was carried out on the sheep breeds of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. A total of 487 samples of Sheep breed were collected and sorted out into 10 species viz: Kaghani, Rambouillet, Ramghani, Afghani, Gauder, Balkhi, Hashtnagri, Damani, Waziri and Australian. Out of which Australian and Ramghani showed its wide diversity in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and over all percentage of Australian was recorded significantly highest i-e: 13.75% followed 11.08% of Ramghani while significantly least percentage i-e: 8.41% and 8.62%, for Waziri and Rambouillet respectively. In addition to this, distribution and checklist of sheep breed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is provided for the first time.
Pages : 181-183 | 775 Views | 22 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Shabir Ahmed, Habib Ahmad, Muhammad Shahid Nadeem. First checklist and distribution of sheep breeds of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. J Entomol Zool Stud 2017;5(1):181-183.
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