National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources
Karauli goats aremedium to large in sizeand dual purpose breed, distributed in Sawai Madhopur, Kota, Bundi, and Baran districts of Rajasthan. The coat colour pattern is black with brown strips on face, ears, abdomen, legs and near pin bones. Ears in Karauli goats are long, pendulous with folded and brown lines on border of ears.The animals have roman nose. The horns are medium sized corkscrewin shape which are pointed upwards are the most typical feature of Karauli goat. Karuali bucks have prominent hanging dewlap.Average adult weight is about 52.0 kg in males and 45.0 kg in females.Average daily milk yield, lactation milk yield and lactation length are 1530.43±19.61 gm, 270.04±2.24 kg and 251.70±6.53 days, respectively.