The Dera Din Panah goat is a domestic breed of goat. It is a dairy goat breed, raised primarily for milk production. The breed is from the Multan and Muzaffargarh districts of the Punjab province of Pakistan.
Dera Din Panah goat is a common breed in Pakistan, especially in it’s native place.
The registered population of this goat breed was reported as 142,403 in 2006. The breed is also known as DDP goat. Read more information about the Dera Din Panah goat below.
Dera Din Panah Goat Characteristics
It is a medium-large sized animal. The goats are mainly black in color, and have a well developed body. They have long hair, long hanging and twisted ears. They have spiral horns. The does have well developed udder and teats.
Average height of the bucks is about 81 cm, and 70 cm for the does. The bucks on average weight about 61.7kg, and average body weight of the does is about 40.9kg. Photo from PetMapz, info from Wikipedia and ansi.okstate.edu
It is a dairy goat breed. It is mainly raised for milk production. But the breed is also good for fiber production. As the breed is large in size, so they are also pretty good for producing meat.
Dera Din Panah goats are strong and hardy animals. They are well adapted to their native areas. The does are good milk producers.
The does on average produce about 2.5 liters of milk daily. Review full breed profile of this breed in the following chart.
|Breed Name||Dera Din Panah|
|Buck||About 61.7 kg|
|Doe||About 40.9 kg|
|Climate Tolerance||All Climates|
|Good for Stall Fed||Not Sure|
|Country/Place of Origin||Pakistan|