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Also Known By: Ghachgai (French)


The Qashquai is found in the region surrounding Fars in Iran. It is a carpet wool breed also raised for meat. Generally seen with various colored spots on the head and legs. Ewes are polled. This is one of the fat-tailed breeds of sheep.




Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.

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