Jamunapari Goat India
Distribution : Its home is between Jamuna, Ganges and Chambal Rivers of U.P.
Size (Average) Adult Male Adult Female
Body weight (kg) 50-60 40-50
Body length (cm) 77 75
Chest girth (cm) 80 75
There is a great variation in coat colour, but they are generally white or light yellowish tan with light brown spots on the neck and face, and occasionally patches of tan or black are found on the body. The typical character of the breed is a highly convex nose line with a tuft of hair known as ‘Roman nose’ or parrot mouth appearance. The ears are very long, flat and drooping. Both sexes are horned with short and thin tail. A thick growth of hair is present on the buttocks, known as feathers. The breed has a well-developed udder, round with large conical teats.
Milk: Average daily yield varies from 1.5 to 2.0 kg per day, with a total lactation yield of about 200 kg.
Kidding: Usually doe kids once a year, giving birth to single in 57% while twins in 43% cases, They kid once a year.