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International Journal of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry
Vol. 4, Issue 6, Part A (2019)

Physical traits of sheep in Anantnag and Pulwama districts of Jammu and Kashmir

Author(s): Ashaq Manzoor, HM Khan, RA Patoo, AM Ganai, FD Sheikh, JD Parrah, AA Shah and MT Banday
Abstract: The study was conducted to observe the physical traits in 513 sheep (289 & 224 sheep) in Anantnag and Pulwama districts of Jammu and Kashmir. Results revealed that head profile in majority of sheep was narrow & long with convex nasal bridge (49.48% & 54.47%), horn orientation was curved backward forward and outward (61.37% & 58.34%) and ear shapes was broad and slightly droopy (46.72% Vs. 43.75%, respectively), coat colour was white (94.12% Vs. 93.75), polled (84.78% Vs. 84.38) and horns oriented were curved backward forward and outward (61.37% Vs. 58.34%), respectively, in Anantnag and Pulwama districts and morphometric traits of head length, ear length and tail length between temporary teeth to 8-tooth stage ranged (18.93±0.58 to 25.50±0.23 cm), (12.37±0.75 to 15.75±1.10 cm) and (22.26±0.70 to 36.78±0.32 cm), respectively.
Pages: 45-50  |  230 Views  12 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Ashaq Manzoor, HM Khan, RA Patoo, AM Ganai, FD Sheikh, JD Parrah, AA Shah, MT Banday. Physical traits of sheep in Anantnag and Pulwama districts of Jammu and Kashmir. Int J Vet Sci Anim Husbandry 2019;4(6):45-50.
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