Top 5 goat species for milk production

By: Merikheti
Published on: 15-Nov-2023

Top 5 goat species for milk production

The top 5 milk producing goats are jamunapari, beetle, Sirohi, Usmanabadi and Barbari. These pieces are capable of giving four liters of milk everyday with very low maintenance cost. Rearing these five species of goats you can earn huge profits in less time. Rearing goats besides farming is a good business for farmers. Most of the farmers in India also have domestic animals such as cows, buffalo, goats etc. But in rearing goat farmers have greater profits than rearing cow buffalo. 

Also rearing goats is cheaper and less capital intensive. Amongst goat farming the milk producing goats are the most profitable. In this article we will talk about the top 5 milk producing goats. 


Top 5 milk production goats

1 Barbari goats

This breed is commonly found in Aligarh and Agra district. This cow a small in size and has different colours. These goats have their years folded. Most of these goats are white with brown spots. Babari goats give almost 1.5 l milk daily. 


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2 Beetle goat

Beetle goat is the most reared goat in Punjab. This species of Goat is large in size and black in colour. It has white or brown spots on its body and its hair is small and Shiny. Its ears are long and dangling. Beetle goats give almost 2.5 l of milk daily.


3 Kutchi goat

This species of goat is generally found in the Kuch region of Gujarat. This goat is large in size and has long hair within an uplifted nose. It's horns are thick, pointy and slightly outwards. Kutchi goat give almost 4 l of milk daily. 


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4 Saddle goat

Saddle goats or gaddi goats are mostly found in Kangra region of Himachal Pradesh. These goats are generally reared for the purpose of Pashmina. The ears of these goats are 8 to 10 cm long and their horns are very pointy. In the Kalu Ghati these goats are also used for transportation of goods. They give 3.5 litre of milk daily.


5 Jamunapari goat

Jamunapari goats are mostly found in Itawa, Mathura etc. These goats are heavy and white coloured, they also have small brown spots on their body. With long ears and horns of about 8 to 9 CM these goats produced 2 to 2.5 Litre milk daily.