Oman - Animal husbandry





Goats, sheep, donkeys, and camels are widely raised. In 2001 there were 998,000 goats, 354,000 sheep, 314,000 head of cattle, 121,000 camels, and 28,000 donkeys. There is a relatively large-scale cattle-raising industry in Dhofar. Total meat production in 2001 was 35,000 tons. Oman estimates that it is 53% self-sufficient in milk production, 46% in beef, 44% in eggs, and 23% in milk. The camels of Oman are famous for their fine riding qualities.

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