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.
Like the other fat-tailed sheep breeds in the country, it is very hardy and strives well under poor feeding and extreme climatic conditions (FAO, 1986).
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.
Yuldashbaev YA, Dongak MI, Mongush SD, Bicheool SH (2012) Productivity of Tuvinian Short Fat-tailed Sheep with Various Fleece Structure.
Some will be cross-bred with Awassi, a fat-tailed sheep breed found in Saudi Arabia.
Sheep, blood sample collection and genomic DNA extraction 'Makooei' sheep breeds examined in this study were fat-tailed sheep with medium body size, white colour with black spots on face and feet.
Industrial copper intoxication of Iranian fat-tailed sheep in Kerman province, Iran.