fat-tailed sheep


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fat-tailed sheep

(făt′tāld′)
n.
Any of a breed of sheep having large amounts of fat at the base of the tail, raised chiefly in dry regions from northern Africa through Central Asia for meat, milk, fat, and wool.
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A fat-tailed sheep, who did not want to die, bleated lamentably at my tent-door.
"Fat-tailed sheep cross very easily and the meat is very different," said Mr Williams, who farms near Bryngwran.
As from the year 2004 in Turkey, the fat-tailed sheep breeds have been crossbred with the Romanov prolific breed (Korkmaz and Emsen, 2016).
coli isolates from healthy fat-tailed sheep in Iran showed that 13% of isolates belonged to VTEC pathotype (Ghanbarpour and Kiani, 2013).
Fat-tailed sheep, which exhibit distinctive large tails and hindquarters, comprise approximately 25% of the world's sheep population [1] and are raised commercially for meat, milk, fat, or wool production.
Thus keeping the above facts and importance of sheep farming in mind the hypothesis of the present study on growth and body conformation capabilities of fat-tailed sheep (Dumbi) was undertaken under two management systems viz; semi intensive and intensive.
This agrees with the fact that both of SD and sHL are fat-tailed sheep while AL are fat-rump tailed sheep.
Mohri(2010).Passive immune transfer in fat-tailed sheep: evaluation with different methods.
[11.] Yuldashbaev YA, Dongak MI, Mongush SD, Bicheool SH (2012) Productivity of Tuvinian Short Fat-tailed Sheep with Various Fleece Structure.
Relationship between the level of plasma insulin and lipid profile in Iranian fat-tailed sheep. J Comp Clin Pathol.