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Little bit about Sirohi Goat:
The Sirohi breed is native of Sirohi district in Rajasthan form where it derives its name.
It is distributed over a wider area of Ajmer, Bhilwara, Tonk, Jaipur districts and nearby areas of Rajasthan and also adjoining region in northern Gujarat. The flock size varies from place to place and ranges from 10 to 200 goats. Sirohi is very potent breed and many large flocks are seen in central Uttar Pradesh also which are raised for sale of milk by traditional shepherds community who are in this business over the generations.
Sirohi Goat Performance:
The Sirohi Goat breed is used mainly for meat. The milk yield is relatively small, about 0.5 kg per day, with an average milk yield of 65 kg over a 120 day lactation period.
Kidding : Usually doe kids twice a year, giving birth to single in 40% while twins in 60% cases, They kid twice a year.
Sirohi Goat Description:
Compact medium-sized animals. Coat colour predominantly brown with light or dark brown patches’ a very few individuals are completely white.
The body is covered fairly densely with hair which is short and coarse. The hair grows at the rate of about 2 cm annually. Ears are flat and leaf like, medium sized and drooping. Both sexes have small horns, curved upward and backward. On average, the birth weight is about 2.0 kg.
The age at first kidding is 19-20 months and the litter size is one kid per birth. The breed is well suited to stall feeding.
Sirohi Goat Breed features:
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