Damani sheep in Pakistan

Damani sheep primarily raised for meat and wool. The breed is originated in the Dera Ismail Khan district and part of the Bannu district of Pakistan.

Damani sheep breed information

The breed is small built with a white body coat and blackhead.

The mature Damani ram weighs around 32kg (70 lb) and ewe weighs  27 kg (60 lb)

The wool yield is 1.5 kg with a fiber diameter of 44m.

They have small ears, well-developed udder, and teats.

The rams grow to 61 cm at the withers and ewes grow to 53 cm.

The lactation period is 120 days

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, with an average milk yield is around 80 kg containing 5.8% fat.

Things to know

The total count of Damani has reduced from one million in 1986 to 6,00,000 in 2006.

Brief characteristics of Damani sheep

Breed NameDamani sheep
Other Name 
Country/Place of Origin Pakistan
Breed Purposemeat and wool
Breed Sizesmall
Weight
Ram(Male)
32kg (70 lb)
Ewe(Female)27 kg (60 lb)
Kiddingsingle
Good for Stall Fedopen grazing 
Climate Tolerancelocal conditions
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