A class of animal husbandry enterprise producing dairy products.
Pasturage is good, particularly in the north-east, where dairy-farming flourishes.
Dairy-farming is making rapid strides, and the development of sheep-farming has been remarkable.
The rich pastoral regions where dairy-farming and the fattening of cattle are carried on with most success, viz.
The wool-growing industry has been almost entirely destroyed by the competition of Australia and the West, and the people are now engaged mainly in dairy-farming, timbering, graniteand marble-quarrying, and in keeping summer boarders.
The important silk industry, however, began to revive about 18go, and dairy farming is prosperous; but the condition of the vilayet is far less unsettled than that of Macedonia, owing partly to the preponderance of Moslems among the peasantry, and partly to the nearness of Constantinople, with its Western influences.