The Bibrik is the meat sheep of Pakistan. Mainly found in Baluchistan province, and which is also a fat-tailed breed. Well adapted to the local climate of Sibi and Loralai districts in Baluchistan province.
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Bibrik Sheep breed information
Bibrik is a small breed of sheep that are white with black or brown head.
The birth weight of ram is 2.8 kg(6.2 lb) and the ewe is around 2.4 kg(5.3 lb).
Rams weigh around 37 kg (82 lb) and ewe around 31 kg(68 lb)
Both rams and ewes are generally horned.
The average yield of wool is 1.7 kg(3.7 lb) and the diameter is 41.5 microns.
The mature rams height is around 25 inches at the withers and ewes around 19 inches at withers.
Litter size is just one per ewe.
The fat tail is short and wide.
The lactation period is around 100 days and provides around 40 kg of milk with 6.5 % fat.
Brief characteristics of Bibrik Sheep
|Breed Name||Bibrik Sheep|
|Country/Place of Origin||Baluchistan|
|37 kg (82 lb)|
|Ewe(Female)||31 kg(68 lb)|
|Good for Stall Fed||open grazing|
|Climate Tolerance||local conditions|
Muhammad Tahir, Associate Professor, Department of Animal Breeding & Genetics, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan