Country of Origin: The breed originated from the Toggenburg Valley in north-east Switzerland.
Height at withers (males & females) (cm.) 65 to 75
Average Daily Milk Yield in the Tropics (kg.) 1.0 to 3.0 with a fat % of 3.5. Lactation period extends up to 10 months.
Colour and Horn Character : Brown with white stripes on each side of face. Hornless with some exceptions.
Other Characteristics : These are large goats having long thin neck which are kept erect. The skin of the doe is very soft and pliable. The udder is well attached and carried high. Toggenburg is adaptable to a variety of climates, and have, therefore, been found in the West Indies, Venezuela, South Africa, Tanzania and in India. Average live weight is 60-65 kg.