Table 1

Summary of goat breeds sampled

Breed

Native tract

Utility

DNA sample


Barbari

Mathura, Agra (UP)

Medium size, known for both milk and meat

37

Jamunapari

Chakarnagar, Etawah (UP)

Large size known for milk production

49

Black Bengal

Kolkata (WB)

Small size breed known for meat and skin quality

49

Pashmina

Ladakh

Best fibre producing breed

31

Jakhrana

Jhakarana, Behror, alwar (Rajsthan)

Large size known for milk production

50

Marwari

Desh-Nokh, Bikaneri (Rajsthan)

Large size breed known for meat, milk and coarse fibre

35

Sirohi

Tonk, Udaipur (Rajsthan)

Large size known for meat and milk

51


Rout et al. BMC Genetics 2008 9:11   doi:10.1186/1471-2156-9-11

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