The third quality is "dry" and comes principally from the karpas.
A useful stamp of pony mare is also to be found in the karpas.
In the karpas and in and around Nicosia a bi-voltine race is reared.
This crop is sown in the plains in January, but in the karpas and some other parts it is sown in the autumn.
Hams and sausages are much eaten, the latter especially in the karpas.