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Garut Sheep


Since a long time ago, Sheep have been breeding in Garut. The sheep that have a big and physically strong, born attractive fight art sheep in some districs like Tarogong, Bayongbong, Leles, Cilawu.  Garut sheep is a cross insemination between original Indonesian sheep, Morino sheep and fat tail sheep from Afrika. This Sheep is known by the community with a Garut Sheep, also known as the Priangan sheep.

Physical characteristics, including:
  1. Rather big body, Adult Rams have weight 60-80 kg, while the females have a weight of 30-40 kg.
  2. Rams have horns that big, curved towards the back, and the fore end so shaped like a spiral.
    Base of the right horn and left almost together.
  3. The female sheep does not have a horn
  4. The tail is short and the sharp end quite big (fat)
  5. Its neck is a bit strong.
  6. The ears are long, short and medium located behind the base of the horn.
  7. The wool are longer and smoother compared to the original sheep, white, black, chocolate, or a combination of these three 
  8. This sheep is good to produce meat.
Technology is needed to keep Garut sheep, whether for animal husbandry or business includes the determination of the location, home/cage and equipment.   Determining the location of the sheep farm and consider the need to pay attention to environmental factors, natural resources, social factors, economic factors and legal factors that support breeding sheep it self.

Government of Garut Regency policy has set the production centers of cattle (meat sheep) in Garut Regency is District Wanaraja,
District Banyuresmi, District Singajaya, District Banjarwangi, District Cikajang, District Bungbulang, and District Cisewu . Although there are no specific data to the Garut sheep population, can be explained that the cattle population as a whole sheep in Garut regency is always high and the highest among the other major type of livestock every year.
Based on the data recorded in the Animal Husbandry Department, livestock sheep at this time reached 509,025 sheeps.  This figure is increased compared to previous years that have not yet reached 416,000.

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