Osmanabadi Goat India
Distribution : The goats are mainly distributed at Latur, Tuljapur and Udgir taluks of Osmanabad district of Maharashtra.
Size (Average) Adult Male Adult Female
Body Wt. (Kg.) 34 32
Body Length (cm.) 68 66
Chest Girth (cm.) 72 71
The goats are large in size. Coat colour varies, but mostly it is black (73%) and the rest are white, brown or spotted. Ninety per cent of males is 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 favourable conditions the does will breed regularly twice a year and twinning is common