Live Weight, Fleece Yield and Quality after Shearing in Hamdani and Karakaş Sheep


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BİNGÖL E., BINGOL M., GÜLER A., DEMIR F.

Iğdır Üniversitesi Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü Dergisi, vol.13, no.3, pp.2271-2284, 2023 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

Abstract

This study was carried out to determine some wool yield characteristics and post-shearing live weight of 35 head Hamdani and 40 head Karakaş sheep reared in fully extensive conditions in Central Budakli village of Hakkari province.In the study, the results for length (Hauter), length (Barbie), elasticity, fineness, strength, clean fleece percentage, greasy fleece weight and post-shearing live weight were found to be; 42.38 mm-40.51 mm-, 58.25 mm-54.64 mm, 32.34%-32.31%, 36.64 μ-37.62 μ, 36.15 cN tex -34.80 cN tex, 63.88%-65.94%, 2.12 kg-1.84 kg and 60.33 kg-48.55 kg respectively in Hamdani and Karakaş ewes.In Hamdani sheep, the correlation between elasticity and strength (0.499) and between greasy fleece weight and post-shearing live weight (0.599) was very significant (p