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A tall Thalli sheep with a white body and black head.Thalli are a mutton and wool breed found in the Thal area and Multan and Muzaffargarh districts in Punjab Province of Pakistan.


They are small to medium in size with a mature body weight of 34 kg in the rams and 27 kg in the ewes. They have a white boyd coat with the head and ears being black. The wool yield is 1.8 kg (medium; fiber diameter 39.2 m).


The Thalli are considered sturdy animals. Their ears are moderately long. Young lambs are used for pelt production.




Muhammad Tahir, Associate Professor, Department of Animal Breeding & Genetics, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan

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