Breeding and improvement of the Bulgarian Tsigai sheep in the Republic of Moldova
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Author: Petr Liutskanov, Oleg Mashner
Sheep of Tsigai breed in Republic of Moldova was initiated in South of Bessarabia, recognized as Budjac linked with the development of the places populated with Bulgarians here. Productivity of exploited sheep was relatively low. The state program of improving Tsigai breed accomplished in recent decades provided the improving of local population of Tsigai sheep breeding using rams of Crimean - wool- meat type and Priazov - meat-wool type.In 2005 there was created Moldavian type of Tsigai sheep wool -meat –milk.

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