Waziri (sheep)

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The Waziri (Pashto: وزیری‎) is breed of domestic sheep from the Waziristan region of Pakistan. They are also found in the Bannu District in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.[1]

Description[edit]

The Waziri sheep is medium-sized, and has a white, muscular body and black head with small ears. It has a large tail.[2] It is considered to be a microsheep, as females weigh less than 25kg at maturity. [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Waziri". Breeds of Livestock. Oklahoma State University, Dept. of Animal Science. Retrieved 2009-05-07. 
  2. ^ Breeds Of Livestock - Waziri Sheep
  3. ^ Microlivestock: Little-Known Small Animals with a Promising Economic Future (1991)