Osmanabadi

Distribution : The goats are mainly distributed at Latur, Tuljapur and Udgir taluks of Osmanabad district of Maharashtra.

Breed Characteristics

Size (Average) Adult Male Adult Female
Body weight (kg) 34-3240-50
Body length (cm) 6866
Chest girth (cm) 7271

Conformation

The goats are large in size. Coat color varies, but mostly it is black (73%) and the rest are white, brown or spotted. Ninety per cent males are horned; females may be horned or poled.

Performance

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 favorable conditions the does will breed regularly twice a year and twinning is common

Osmanabadi Goats