The Replianska sheep breed in Bulgaria
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Author: Nedelchev, Desimir; Masnev, Petyo
Replikanska sheep in old type Zackel sheep. Geographical location on the breed in the country is Mountains Balkan North - West Bulgaria. The breeding belongs to the indigenous decreasing disappear breed. The production system is extensive - traditional. Genetical improvement based on phenotypic traits. Main trait and characteristics are: adult ewes weight 34 - 35 kg; greasy wool weight - 2,5 - 3,0 kg; lambing rate - 130 - 160 %; milk yield for 150 days 80 - 120 kg; milk yield for 1 kg body weight - 3,24 kg. [BG].