Also known by: Aleppo, Halep, Baladi, Damascene, Shami, Chami
The Damascus is a breed raised in the region of Syria and Lebanon, primarily for milk production. They are of the Nubian type and are usually red or brown but can also be seen in pied or grey. The animals can be either horned or polled and are long haired.
Some Performance Traits of Damascus
Lactation Milk yield
Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.
Dr. Nazan Darcan, Çukurova University, TurkeyDr. Nazan Darcan, Çukurova University, Turkey