Sheep گوسفند داری

Problems and Opportunities

  • Priority problems of sheep production in Afghanistan are adequate nutrition and disease prevention.
  • Priority Opportunities for sheep are not yet confirmed.

Overview

  • Sheep numbers in Afghanistan reduced from 18.9 million in 1991 to 8.8 million in 2003. (FAO)
  • Afghanistan National Livestock Census 2006 Report (11 MB) (FAO)
  • Overview Info Sheet(UC Davis)
  • Common Breeds Info Sheet (UC Davis)
  • Status Genetic Resources in Country Report (1.4 MB) FAO
  • Small Ruminant Production Manual (FAO)

Production

  • Village level
    • Small Scale Production - Key Considerations Fact Sheet (UC Davis)
    • Assessment and Planning Fact Sheet (UC Davis)
    • Raising Chicks Fact Sheet (UC Davis)
    • Managing Laying Hens and Eggs for Hatching Fact Sheet (UC Davis)
    • Village Poultry Management Manual (4.6 MB) (ACIAR) Manual (FAO)
  • Commercial
    • Broiler (chickens raised specifically for meat) Care Practices Manual (UC Davis)
    • Laying Hens Care Practices Manual (UC Davis)

Management of Sheep

  • Dairy
    • Production and Processing in Afghanistan Case Study (1.7 MB) (MAIL)
    • Milk Quality Control Manual (ICARDA)
    • Milk Processing Technologies for Small-Scale Producers Manual (1.6 MB) (ICARDA)
  • Herd Assessment
    • Approaching and Herding Fact Sheet (SIU and UC Davis)
    • Humans and Brucellosis Fact Sheet (UC Davis)
    • Disease or Poor Nutrition? Fact Sheet (SIU and UC Davis)

Pasture and Fodder

  • Challenges to Grazing Land Info Sheet (UC Davis and SIU)
  • Fodder
    • Crop Options Fact Sheet (UC Davis, SIU, and U Georgia)
    • Tree Options Info Sheet (UC Davis from FAO) and Manual (FAO)
    • Alfalfa Role and Establishment Report (1.9 MB) (FAF Developments)
    • Pasture/Forage Resources Profile Report ( (FAO)

Diseases

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Provinces

Ghor

Ghazni

Faryab

Farah

Daikundy

Bamyan

Balkh

Baghlan

Badghis

Badakhshan

Zabul

Wardak

Uruzgan

Takhar

Sar-e-Pul

Samangan

Parwan

Panjshir

Paktya

Paktika

Nuristan

Nimroz

Nangarhar

Logar

Laghman

Kunduz

Kunar

Khost

Kapisa

Kandahar

Kabul

Jawzjan

Herat

Helmand