Cholistani breed is raised primarily for meat. Originated in Pakistan. Even the wool is consumed from the breed.
Cholistani breed information
Cholistani have brown to black head with a white body. They have small ears and a long tail.
Cholistani rams weigh around 50 kg (107 lb) and ewes around 34 kg (75 lb)
The average height of rams is around 75 cm and ewes are 66 cm.
The birth weight of ram is 3.5 kg and ewes are 3 kg.
the wool yield is around 2 kg with a fiber diameter of 40m.
Average litter size of 1.05 lambs.
110 days of the average lactation period, ewes produce 45 kg of milk.
Things to know
Cholistani decreased from 275,964 to 33,025 from 1986 to 1996.
Cholistani sheep have small stubby ears, hence locally called ‘Butchi’.
Brief characteristics of Cholistani
|Country/Place of Origin||Pakistan|
|Breed Purpose||wool, and milk|
|50 kg (107 lb)|
|Ewe(Female)||34 kg (75 lb)|
|Good for Stall Fed||open grazing|
|Climate Tolerance||local conditions|
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