Damascus Goat: Characteristics Of Damascus Goats - May 2023

Damascus Goat: Characteristics of Damascus goats

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By Samuel Ansah

Last Updated December 31, 2022

About Damascus Goat

The Damascus goat originated in Middle Eastern nations such as Syria and was transported into Cyprus by the British, who developed its features through breeding. The Damascus goat is also known as the Aleppo goat, Halep goat, Baladi goat, Damascene goat, Shami goat, or Chami goat, is a breed of goat.

Damascus Goat

Characteristics of Damascus goats

Damascus goat ears for the most part are long and pendulous, ranging in length from 27 cm to 32 cm. The Damascus goat generally is a huge breed that kind of stands 78 cm tall at the withers, with a body circumference of 97 cm to 99 cm, and an adult live weight of around 65 kg for the really female and 75 kg for the pretty male.

Damascus goat color

They are, for the most part, a reddish-brown color, although there are several color variants, including silver-white, white, fawn, and obviously grey. The very female could seem finer than the male, with the kind of long and type of fine neck suggestive of overall good dairy character.

Damascus goat size

Damascus goat milk is a great source of fat and protein in general, which is rather significant. 3 months Damascus breed child weighs around 16 to 18 kg, and 6 months child weighs approximately 21 to 25 kg. Contrary to common opinion, a mature Damascus goat may weigh up to 90 kg (adult male) and 60 kg (adult female).

Damascus goat video


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