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The strength and value of the yak comes from its amazing versatility. Try to find an animal that can fill so many roles. Their fiber or wool compares to the finest fibers in the world and is enjoying growing international interest as companies like Khunu and Shokay introduce the work of the indigenous peoples of the Himalayas to amazing yak fiber products. EvenNewsweek is jumping on the yak wagon! Yak leather is THE Premium Leather for Ecco's top lines not because it is different but because it allows them to produce a superior shoe. According to Ecco's testing, yak leather is up to three times stronger than traditional leathers allowing them to produce lighter and longer wearing shoes. The health benefits of yak cheese are becoming famous world wide. Yak meat is becoming a favorite restauranteurs, chefs, health conscious foodies, and folks looking for a delicious alternative to everyday beef.


As a companion animal, you will not find a more intelligent and hard working partner.


Listen to 2015 radio interview with IYAK President Jandy Sprouse. Her part of the interview starts at 25:35. Click Here