Awassi


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Awassi

Near East fat-tailed type of sheep, used for milk, mutton and carpetwool. Mostly white, with brown head and legs. Sometimes black, white, gray or spotted face; males are horned, females polled. Used extensively in the Middle East.
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Comparative effects of direct-fed microbial alone or with a traces mineral supplement on the productive performance, blood metabolites and antioxidant status of grazing Awassi lambs.
Most of the fat-tailed Awassi sheep, bred to produce more milk and require less water, were looted and eaten.
The Awassi sheep with special reference to the improved dairy type.
Relationships between somatic cell count and certain udder and teat echo-morphometric measurements in mastitis caused by Staphylococcus aureus in Awassi sheep.
Objective: An experiment was carried out in the college of agriculture, university of Baghdad to investigate the effect of Corianderum sativm seeds powder added to the Awassi sheep diet on body weight gain, rumen fermentation, and some blood traits.
2004) reported that feed efficiency remained unaffected in Awassi lambs fed diets containing high RUP concentration.
This national project, is implemented by Bait Alkair Charity for the production of fodder crops used for animal feed, primarily for the Awassi sheep breed in Jordan.
2016) reported microtia in Awassi sheep, a fat-tailed, wool sheep from South West Asia.
74 allele C (n=38), which was similar for breed groups: Awassi, Tsigaja, Brith Milk Sheep (0.