Lactation Parameters

Breeds Lactation Yield (kg) Lactation Length (days) Av. Daily Yield Kg. Peak Yield Kg. Dry Period
Jamunapari 160 190 0.900 3.20 115
Beetal 175 180 1.25 125
Barbari 95 152 0.75 2.100 155
Sirohi 73 158 0.700
Malabari 66 172 0.500 0.696 145
Jhakrana 121 114 0.988
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Goat milk is easily digestible because of smaller sized fat globules making softer curd. It also has much less allergic problems than milk of other species of livestock. It has medicinal qualities. Goats can be milked as often as required preventing milk storage problem.