Goat Breeds in Balochistan




Name of breed: Khurassani

Type: Meat/milk 

Habitat: Chaghi, Loralai, Quetta & Zhob districts 

Colour: Body colour black, but white or grey animals also seen 

Size: Small

Name of breed: Khurassani

Type: Meat/milk

Habitat: Chaghi, Loralai, Quetta & Zhob districts

Colour: Body colour black, but white or grey animals also seen

Size: Small

Average body weight (kg): 25-30

Average wool yield/annum: 1 kg

General description: Head & ears medium, large spiralled horns in males, beard present in some animals; tail 18-20 cm; udder well-developed, 180 litres milk in 150 days; mostly single births; they have long and shiny hair.

 

Name of breed: Lehri

Type: Meat

Habitat: Lehri town in Sibi district, hence named ‘Lehri’

Colour: Black, but white or grey animals also seen

Size: Small

Average body weight (kg): 30-35

Average wool yield/annum: 0.8 kg

General description: Head medium, ears pliable, long, broad & pendulous, males/females horned; tail about 20cm; udder & teats small; body covered with long hair; twin births common.

Key Reference : Mr. Bakhat B. Khan 

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