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A shaggy, long wooled Waziri sheep in a halter.The Waziri is a fat tailed mutton, wool type. They are found in the Waziristan area and Bannu district in NWF Province in Pakistan. They are a medium size with a white body coat with a black or black spotted head. The wool yield is 1.5 kg (fine; fiber diameter 32.9 m). They have a muscular body, small ears and a heavy fat tail reaching the hocks.




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

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