Zaraibi

Synonyms: 
Egyptian Nubian; Nuba; Theban.
Subgroup: 
Nubian
Special Characteristics: 
Typical characteristics of the breed are the long drooping ears; convex facial profile, protruding lower jaw; long hair coat and general dairy type body conformation. The coat colour is often light brown in plain pattern with some dark spots; some animals can have dark coat with brown spots.
Main Location: 
This breed is found in the north-west of the Nile Delta of Upper (southern) Egypt.
Origin: 
The breed is believed to have originated in southern Egypt but it is now hard to find any of these goats in this area. Only a few thousand are found as household goats in the East-Northern Delta and are kept as a hobby rather than for production. This breed is considered to be the progenitor of the Anglo-Nubian goat of the United Kingdom.
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