Sirohi goat farming details for meat production
Sirohi goat breed is considered as the profitable breed for rearing in the goat farm. This goat breed is from Sirohi district of Rajasthan. This is mainly reared for the meat production.The sirohi breed also can be seen in the adjacent cities of Rajasthan state mainly in Jaipur,Ajmer and Uttar Pradesh.
Sirohi goat breed weight and general details:
Generally this breed of goat is raised for the meat production though the milk yielding is comparatively less. Average milking per day ranges from 0.5 – 0.7 liter.This breed is well adapted to the hot and dry climatic condition of Rajasthan. Sirohi breed can only be kept under the stall feeding system. The average body weight of an adult male is 30 kg and female is 33kg.
This breed grows very rapid if kept under the stall fed system and given the right nutritional fodder concentrate.
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How to identify Sirohi goat breed ?
Usually Sirohi breed has brown patches in his body all around it can be easily identified from its round light coloured brown patches.it has long leafy ear with small sized little pointed curved horn. This is generally medium sized goat breed.
Kidding in Sirohi goat :
Generally Sirohi goat gives birth twice a year single and twins are quite common triplets are very rare.Sirohi goat starts its first kidding at the age of 18 to 20 months. The newly born kid weight usually ranges from 2-3 kgs.
Sirohi Goat Price
Sirohi goat price depends on the size and weight. It also depends on the availabality of this breed in local market. For an example if your goat farm is in Rajasthan then there is chances of getting this breed in lesser price as the reason sirohi goats easily available at the local market even you get in lesser price when you negotiate.
If you are planning to buy this breed for commercial purpose then price usually ranges from @ Rs 350 per kg(female) and Rs 400 per kg(male). These Prices are for vaccinated sirohi goat all you need is to buy the goat and can entered into the farm. Those who are willing to buy sirohi goat male kid can comment in the section below. We are also the supplier of this breed and can provide the goat in bulk for commercial purpose.
Important point to be considered in Sirohi goat:
- If your region has dry and hot climatic condition then you may directly go for the pure sirohi breed or in colder region like Bihar and Jharkhand go for 70% cross sirohi breed as i have discussed this in my previous post. This decreases the mortality rate and the newly born kid in your climatic region would be well adapted to the environment.
- This goat can be stall fed. Plus point is that if you dont have the enough grazing area around your goat farm then simply you can raise this breed inside your farm without grazing outside hence it would be totally dependent of the stall feeding system.
- In almost 8 month this breed becomes adult and gain the maximum weight when stall fed with right concentrate and green fodder.
Sirohi Goats – Commonly Asked Questions:-
Q1. In which states of India I can find Sirohi Goats?
This breed is native to the Sirohi district in Rajasthan. Apart from Sirohi dirtrict, you can find this goat in Ajmer, Jaipur, Bhilware and Tonk. You can also find this breed in Uttar Pradesh UP.
Q2. Can we raise Sirohi breeds in other states of India?
Yes, you can raise sirohi breeds in other states of India like UP, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh and Maharashtra. As stated above, If your region has dry and hot climatic condition then you may directly go for the pure sirohi breed or in colder region like Bihar and Jharkhand go for 70% cross sirohi breed.
Q3. What are the alternative names of Sirohi goat?
Ajmeri, Parbatsari and Devgarhi are the alternative names of Sirohi goats.
Q4. What is the average maximum weight of Sirohi breed goats?
The average body weight of an adult male is 30 kg and female is 33kg. It can go upto 40 – 50kg in some cases.
Q5. How many baby kids it gives birth in one time?
It will give birth to single kid 90% of the time. There is 10% chance of twins birth.