Breed Characteristics
Size (Average) Adult Male Adult Female
Body weight (kg) 34 32
Body length (cm) 68 66
Chest Girth (cm) 72 71

The goats are large in size. Coat color varies, but mostly it is black (73%) and the rest are white, brown or spotted. Ninety per cent males are horned; females may be horned or poled.


The breed is  considered useful both for meat and milk. Average daily yield varies from 0.5 to 1.5 kg for a lactation length of about 4 months. The dressing percentage varies from 45 to 50. In favorable conditions the does will breed regularly twice a year and twinning is common