Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania. To many people - especially where pigs and poultry are not common - meat and milk from microgoats are the primary animal proteins consumed during a lifetime. Jensen, W. The milk is high in butterfat. Although perhaps the hardiest of all livestock, most breeds benefit when they are provided shelter from rain and high-noon sun.
However, they cannot be kept from investigating - and quite probably devouring - anything within that territory. All F 2 male individuals would be barred. When these are intercrossed and F 2 progeny is raised, barred and black individuals appear in 1 : 1 ratio, among male as well as female population.
It combines a good milk output with high levels of butterfat.
Although selection against horns can be successful, other forms of horns will still exist such as knobs and scurs. Predicting unobserved phenotypes for complex traits from whole-genome SNP data. To date, the expression of this gene has not been discerned in males. Accessed March They are thus subject to confirmation on a greater number of animals.
Accuracy of imputation was tested elsewhere [ 1718 ] and was generally high on average a correlation of 0.
These humpless cattle are used as pack animals and can tolerate poor forage and high altitudes. Cite chapter How to cite? Mountain and island types. Thanks to the efforts of McNeal and his colleagues, Indians are beginning to use Navajo sheep again; by there were more than on the Navajo reservation, with their wool fetching premium prices.
An outstanding meat breed with good mutton quality, it adapts well to mixed farming and has unusually low lamb mortality. China, however, has made notable efforts to preserve its native types.