Sirohi goat breed is considered as the profitable breed for rearing in the goat farm. This goat breed is from Sirohi district of Rajasthan. This is mainly reared for the meat production.The sirohi breed also can be seen in the adjacent cities of Rajasthan state mainly in Jaipur,Ajmer and Uttar Pradesh.
Generally this breed of goat is raised for the meat production though the milk yielding is comparatively less. Average milking per day ranges from 0.5 – 0.7 liter.This breed is well adapted to the hot and dry climatic condition of Rajasthan. Sirohi Breed can only be kept under the stall feeding system.The average body weight of an adult male is 30 kg and female is 33kg.
Generally Sirohi goat gives birth twice a year single and twins are quite common triplets are very rare.Sirohi goat starts its first kidding at the age of 18 to 20 months. The newly born kid weight usually ranges from 2-3 kgs.
Jamunapari or Jamnapari goat breed: A profitable breed for meat and milk production
Jamunapari goat breed is the native goat breed of Etawa district of Uttar Pradesh. This breed is raised for the meat and milk production as well. Jamunapari breed is also called as dairy goat breed. The milk yielding ability is very good in this breed. Jamunapari goat is the tallest goat breed among all. This breed can also be found in the Agra, Mathura, Bhind and Morena District of Madhya Pradesh but the pure breed can only be found in Batpura and Chakarnagar of Etawa District.
Jamunapari goats are generally large animals with curved nose similar to parrot mouth appearance also know as Roman nose. It is found in different color variation but usually it is found in white color with small dark patches on head and neck. The jamnapari goats usually have long hair on the back leg and it has long drooping ear usually 8-12 inches long . Both male and female have horns this breed can attain the maximum weight of 125 kg and the doe of 90kg.
Breed Characteristic: Usually jamnapari adult male goat weigh in between 44-45kg and female adult weight is between 35-38kg.
Reproduction: Jamunapari goat starts its first kidding generally at the age of 24month that is 2 year and the kidding interval is usually 7-8 months.usually they give birth to singles and twins whose percentage is 56% single and 44% twins the chances of triplets are very rare.The kid weight generally ranges between 4-5kg they show the rapid growth and gain the weight of 16 kg at the age of 6 months and 24 kg in 9 month. Jamunapari goats usually considerd as an adult at the age of 12 month and gain the weight of 29.6 kg. There growth rate also varies according to the feed supplied to them. Growth rate would be rapid when the true concentrate percentage in fodder is supplied.
Barbari is a beautiful medium range goat breed. Its white color and beautiful brown patches all around its body enhances its beauty and it looks like deer in appearance. Basically barbari goat breed is the origin of Berbera Somalia of East Africa. In India it is found in the state of Uttar Pradesh and Punjab provinces specially in the north western India and Pakistan.
This breed is also raised for its meat production and there meat conformation is considered as good in quality. Barbari goats are also known for its early maturity and triple kidding are quite common in this breed. This is the medium size goat breed with short ear, twisted pointed horns with bulging eyes which increases its beauty naturally.
It can be commonly seen in the Mathura District of Uttar Pradesh,in some part of the Gujrat and Jhelum, Sargodha district of Punjab Province. Many Breeding tract of this breed is found in Agra and Etawah district of Uttar Pradesh.