The yak is a long-haired bovid found throughout the Himalaya region of southern
Central Asia, the Tibetan Plateau and as far north as Mongolia and Russia.
Because they domesticated yaks, Tibetan plateau peoples were able to use not
only their meat, hair, hides and bones but also their milk, and as pack animals.
Feb 8, 2012 ... བོད་ - 西藏 - Tibet: This vast high plateau is home to wild and domesticated yaks.
They provide a livelihood for farmers and nomadic herders ...
Tibetan Yak, a multi-purpose animal in the United States, provide numerous
opportunities in line with the growing movement of sustainable, renewable and
The wild yak was once numerous and widespread on the entire Tibetan plateau
north of the Himalayas. Currently it is found in remote areas of the Tibetan ...
Royal Yak. Piebald colored yaks carry a full copy of the white gene. Most Royal
Yak are very plain in appearance; with little wool and long horsy heads. We have
Yaks are highly valued by Himalayan peoples. According to Tibetan legend, the
first yaks were domesticated by Tibetan Buddism founder Guru Rinpoche.
Tibetan yaks have fur ranging from brown to black in color. They have large
horns that curve upward and long hair covering the body and tail. Domesticated ...
Tibetan life still revolves around the yak, which the people have herded and
placed at the center of their culture for at least two thousand years. Tibetans are ...
The yak of the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau yak (often called Plateau or Grassland
yak) and those of the Henduan mountain Alpine yak (often called Alpine or Valley