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Sirohi Goat Farming Business Idea: Cost & Profit Analyses, and How to Start Guide

Sirohi goat farming is quite profitable business idea so if you are interested in starting this business yourself, then keep on reading to learn more about the investment cost and profit analysis.

Binita Kumari
Goats from the Sirohi region are excellent for breeding, milk production, and meat production
Goats from the Sirohi region are excellent for breeding, milk production, and meat production

People who want to start a goat farm have several questions in their minds before starting such as which breed is the best for producing meat, and milk, and is very profitable.

The answer to these questions is the Sirohi goats because they are very profitable for goat farming. Goats from the Sirohi region are excellent for breeding, milk production, and meat production.

Let's know more about the characteristics of Sirohi goats and how well they function in the goat farming industry. A goat farm's profitability is influenced by a variety of criteria, but the primary one is the breed of goats chosen. Male Sirohi goats are large and simple to recognize, making them ideal for breeding.

Characteristics of a Sirohi goat:

In general, Sirohi goats have medium-sized heads, both male and female. From the forehead to the mouth, this head almost resembles a plane and is triangular. Pure Sirohi goats have a mid-body tilt. Pure Sirohi goat back bodies are discovered to be stable at a 60-degree angle. The angle ranges from 25 to 35 degrees in mixed Sirohi goats.

Sirohi goats appear to have a steep tilt in their body position from the head to the back. The head and front legs form a single perpendicular line. Male Sirohi goats can grow between 40 and 44 inches taller. The average height of females is 25 inches.

Although Sirohi goats' legs are short, their upper bodies are larger and taller in both males and females. Sharp horns are located in the backward direction of the head on Sirohi goats, both male and female. Mixed Sirohi goat horns tend to fade away. Sirohi goats typically come in a variety of hues, such as black with white spots, brown with pale orange markings, etc. The Sirohi goats' white ears have a few black or brown markings on them.

Goats from the Sirohi region typically have small udders. But it could grow in size during the lactation phase. These udders feature short, pointy nipples rather than lengthy ones. It is typical for male Sirohi goats to be larger and heavier than female Sirohi goats who produce milk.

A male Sirohi goat's maximal weight growth is between 40 and 45 kg. A female Sirohi goat can only put on a maximum of 20 to 22 kg.

How Much Milk Does Sirohi Goat Produce Everyday?

A good breed of goat for producing milk is the sirohi goat. It has been shown that Sirohi goats can produce 0.5 to 0.8 litres of goat milk per day when fed a healthy diet.

It is still possible with Sirohi goats during the lactation phase, which is remarkable. Goats that are producing milk for the first time often lactate for 3.5 to 4 months on average. It rises to 1.2 litres of milk per day during the following few years before falling again.

The Sirohi goat can produce milk until it is 8 to 11 years old despite having a maximum lifespan of 15 to 18 years. They experience highs, lows, and a peak in milk production during this time.

What is the Price of a Sirohi Goat?

Compared to cow milk, Sirohi goat milk is sold for a premium price. Sirohi goat milk costs between 160 and 200 Indian rupees per kilogram.

One of the most profitable breeds of goat in the goat farming industry is the Sirohi goat. Owners set high prices for their sales, and customers match those prices. Sirohi goats are purchased in official markets based on their weight. The going rate for a male Sirohi goat is 300 INR per kilogram. The range is between 290 to 340 INR/kg.

Is Sirohi Goat Farming a Profitable Business?

Yes, to produce meat. Absolutely. Male Sirohi goats are excellent for raising goats for meat. Despite being more expensive than cow milk, goat milk cannot be sold on a commercial scale. Sirohi goat farming is quite profitable for breeding purposes, but you won't make enough money in the first year. If you don't want to invest a lot of money, a decent place to start is with 10+1 Sirohi goats (ten females and one male).

Your business will be successful if you take good care of your male goats with healthy food and environment because male goats are the most popular choice for goat meat on the market. They are large and easy to sell in the local market.

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