Sirohi Goat India
Distribution : Sirohi District of Rajasthan and Palampur in Gujarat.
Size (Average) Adult Male Adult Female
Body weight (kg) 50 40
Body length (cm) 80 60
Chest girth (cm) 80 62
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 for stall feeding.
The 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.