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Goat Breeds In NWFP




  • Name of breed: Damani

    Type: Meat/milk 

    Habitat: Bannu, D.I. Khan & parts of Peshawar district 

    Colour: Black body & tan or camel-coloured head & lower half of legs 

    Size: Small

    Name of breed: Damani

    Type: Meat/milk 

    Habitat: Bannu, D.I. Khan & parts of Peshawar district 

    Colour: Black body & tan or camel-coloured head & lower half of legs

    Size: Small

    Average body weight (kg): 25-30

    Average wool yield/annum: 0.7 kg

    General description: Head & ears medium, horns curved & pointed; tail small; udder & teats fairly developed, 110 litres milk in 100 days; twin births common.

    Name of breed: Kaghani

    Type: Meat

    Habitat: Kaghan valley, including Abbottabad, Mansehra, Swat, & Muzaffarabad district of Azad Kashmir

    Colour: Black body, but white, grey or brown animals also seen

    Size: Small to medium

    Average body weight (kg): 35-40

    Average wool yield/annum: 2 kg

    General description: Body covered with dense & long hair; large head, medium ears, thick horns extending upwards & backwards; twin births common.

    Name of breed: Gaddi

    Type: Meat

    Habitat: Kaghan valley

    Colour: Generally black, but white & grey animals also seen

    Size: Medium to large

    Average body weight (kg): 40-50

    Average wool yield/annum: 1.4 kg

    General description: Hairy animals; massive head with long ears and horns; 125 litres milk in 150 days; mostly single births.


    Key Reference : Mr. Bakhat B. Khan

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