Dagliç sheep : Turkish short-fat tailed breed

Dagliç sheep raised for meat and milk. The short-fat tailed breed is from Turkey. The western Anatolia is the region in Turkey where Dagliç is seen in abundant and thought to be the origin of the Chios and Kamakuyruk breeds.

Dagliç sheep breed information

Dagliç is small in structure.

Usually white in color, where black color can be seen around mouth, ears, and feet.

Ewes are polled.

The mature Dagliç ram weighs at 50 kg (110 lb) and ewes at 40 kg (88 lb).

The birth body weight is around 3.5 kg

The height of the ram is 67 cm at withers and ewes at 61 cm.

Daily live weight increase is at 240 g for rams and 200 g for ewes.

The lactation period is around 140 days, which yields approximately 58 kg of milk.

Twins rate is one to two percent.

Wool has a rough structure.

Fleece weight is from 2 to 3 kg, with a staple length of 12 to 19 cm at 28 to 33 micron.

The breeding age is 13 to 18 months.

Brief characteristics of Dagliç sheep

Breed NameDagliç sheep
Other Name 
Country/Place of Origin Turkey
Breed Purposemeat and dairy
Breed Sizesmall
50 kg (110 lb)
Ewe(Female)40 kg (88 lb)
Good for Stall Fedopen grazing 
Climate Tolerancelocal conditions

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