Barbari Goat Breed Profile Information:-
It is believed that breed derives its name from the place of its origin in BARBARA in East Africa.
The route of Barbari Goat and their migration to India has not been known but in all its probability the traders of medieval period might have brought them through sea and land routes during their business entourage to India. The breed is found in Etah, Aligarh, Agra and Mathura Districts of Uttar Pradesh and adjoining district of Bharatpur in Rajasthan. This has been adopted and extensively used in many states of the country under their goat development programes and also for commercial raising.
Barbari Goat Description:
Small animals with compact body. Where is wide variation in coat color, but white with small light brown patches is most common. Ears are short, tubular and erect.
Both sexes have twisted horns, medium in length and directed upward and backward. Bucks have a large thick beard.
Barbari Goat Performance:
Milk: Daily milk yield average about 750 ml to 1000 ml. Average lactation may be 130-200 kg’s of milk in a lactation length of 150 days with a fat percentage of about 5.
Kidding: It may kid twice in a period of 12-15 months. Litter size’ single 25%, twins 65%, and triplets 10%.
Barbari Breed features:
|Body weight (kg)||40||24|
|Body length (cm)||70.5||58.7|
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