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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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