ALINTERI JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURE SCIENCES, cilt.30, ss.60-69, 2016 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)
Erzurum maintaning to be political, economic and culteral center of Eastern Anatolia has been observed to be in the forefront. Becauser of limiting plant production of climate and ecological conditions, the high altutitude, making forage production, large grassland areas, the richness of flora, natural water sources, the presence of livestock culture mostly made of livestock pasture. When It is assesment from socio-economic aspects, small ruminant breeding has come to the fore in livestock. In total numbers of small ruminant in the provice is 717.843 head. The interest of the value in the North East Anatolia is about 19.3%. If the grassland of provice use at full capacity, the number of small ruminants will be demonstrated that increased almost 59% (about 567.262 head).