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The Lohi sheep is found in southern Punjab in Pakistan. It is used for its carpet quality wool and meat production. The body is white and the head is usually tan, black or brown.


The mature weight of the males is 65 kg (143 lb) with the female at 45 kg (99 lb). The average annual wool clip is 3 kg (6 lb) of medium wool this is approximately 40 micrometres in diameter. Average daily milk production from the Lohi ewes is 1.2 liters (0.3 gallons).


The very large lop ears, which are usually also tasseled, are the most distinctive feature. Rams and ewes are polled.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lohi". Breeds of Livestock. Oklahoma State University, Dept. of Animal Science. Retrieved 2009-04-21. 

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