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Osmanabadi Goat Breed Profile Information

Osmanabadi Goat Breed Profile Information

Osmanabadi goat  is mainly concentrated and found in Latur, Parbhani, Ahamednagar and Solanpur district of Maharashtra besides Osmanabad. It has spread over a wide range of agro- climatic conditions in Vidharva, Marathwada, western – Maharshtra and adjoining parts of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.

The breed is considered useful both for meat and milk. Average daily yield varies from 0.5 to 1.5 kg for a lactation length of about 4 months. The dressing percentage varies from 45 to 50. In favorable conditions the does will breed regularly twice a year and twinning is common

The osmanabadi goats are large in size. Coat color varies, but mostly it is black (73%) and the rest are white, brown or spotted. Ninety per cent males are horned; females may be horned or poled.

The breed is considered useful both for meat and milk. Average daily yield varies from 0.5 to 1.5 kg for a lactation length of about 4 months.

The dressing percentage varies from 45 to 50. In favorable conditions the does will breed regularly twice a year and twinning is common

Osmanabadi Goat Performance:

Osmanabadi breed shows a very efficient reproductive performance and resistance against diseases not only in well managed semi stall feeding system but also in severe drought conditions. The age at the first kidding is around 15 months with the lactation length of around 130 days. The dressing percentage varies from 50- 55 %. In favorable conditions the does will breed twice a year, twinning is common and the milk yield ranged form 700 gm to 1500 gm. In the end the leather of osmanabadi goat is fairly of good quality and its meat is preferred by majority of the rural and urban population in southern India.

Osmanabadi Breed features:

Size (AVG)MaleFemale
Body weight (kg)3432
Body length (cm)6866
Chest girth (cm)7271

 

 

osmanabadi goat
osmanabadi goat

 

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