Chal

Synonyms: 
Shal
Special Characteristics: 
A large animal with coarse wool, is a good meat producer and also has a reliable dairy ability.
Main Location: 
This breed has limited distribution area in qazvin Province and is mainly found in areas near the cities of Chal, Esfarvadin, Bouein-Zahra, Abyek, Mohaamad-Adad, Roudbar-Alamout, Roubdar-Shahrestan, and Tarom-Sofla. This breed also found in the towns of Avaj in Hamadan Province, Takestan in Zanjan provinces and west of Karaj in Tehran province.
Habitat: 
Plain steppes with < 320 mm rain
Species: