The Rajan Puri goat is also called the beetle breed goat or Nukra goat. The region of their existence is the Punjab of India and Pakistan. Still, they resemble to Jamnapari goats. Rajan Puri goat is famous for making goat milk and commercial meat. Their skin is of good quality and is used in leather.
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Rajan Puri goats are more adaptable to climate change and environment. In addition, these goats are suitable for farming with no grazing space nearby. Gujranwala, Lahore, Sialkot, Rawalpindi, Toba Tek Singh, Faisalabad, Sargodha, Multan, Sahiwal and Okara have domestic routes for beetle breed goats. In India, the original races are found in Gordaspur, Amritsar, and Ferozepur districts.
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Rajan Puri goats are found in a variety of colors, mainly body color from black to golden brown and white, brown, or white with black or gray spots. They are mostly available in black, and the proportion of brown goats is very small.
The ears of a Rajan Puri goat are long. Rajan Puri goat has long and short horns while goat has short horns. They have long legs, short and long tails. In terms of average body size, the male goat is 90 cm tall and 76 cm tall.
A female goat is 81 cm and 71 cm, respectively. Adult Rajan Puri goats weigh up to 55 kg and goats up to 45 kg. Their milk yield is 1.8-2.7 kg.
Rajan Puri goat is a curious type of whole goat, so he eats a variety of foods that are sweet, bitter and salty. They have a habit of spoiling food because they urinate at the feeding place, so they need a special place to feed which prevents the food from spoiling.
A well-balanced diet is used to produce milk. Rajan likes to eat whole fodder based on alfalfa, garlic, peas, beans, guar, corn, and oats, and it is good for their energy and milk production. Also, do not like to eat the leaves of mango, neem, berry and papaya trees. Rajan Puri goats also fondly eat these plants like carrots, potatoes, vegetables, and grass.
A whole goat matures at 12-15 months of age, and a female goat gives birth to her first child at 20-22 months of age. The female goat produces one pair each year. A pregnant goat must be well cared for to be successful in the breeding process. For best results, cross breed of goat with cross breed and regional goat is recommended.
- For the healthy development of a pregnant goat, it is advisable to dry the baby six to eight weeks before delivery and take it to the room premises with straw on the floor fifteen days before a baby is expected.
- For the care of newborns, the nostrils, ears and face should be cleaned with the help of cotton and the membrane of knowledge should be removed. The goat’s udder and body should be cleansed with iodine and then 30 minutes after birth the baby should be given the first colostrum..
- After delivery, the back of Rajanpuri goat should be cleaned with iodine or semi-water. Rajanpuri goat should be given sugar water. Then there is hot feed which is useful to give ginger, salt and metal powder..
Diseases and Cure
Coccidiosis: It is mainly found in young children, causing the coccidian parasite. Symptoms may include nausea, fever, and dehydration
Cure: It is recommended to take a Biosol medicine in 5-7 days to avoid coccidian.
Enterotoxaemia: It is also known as overeating. Signs of this disease are excessive appetite, high temperature, and convulsions.
Cure: Annual booster vaccinations are recommended to prevent the disease. A treatment of Antitoxins of C and D type is also available.
Pregnancy toxemia: This disease is called metabolic disease. The symptoms of this disease are loss of appetite, sweet smell, and laziness
Cure: Propylene glycol is recommended to be given twice a day with water.
Pneumonia: It causes disease of the lungs, the symptoms of which are difficulty breathing and fever.
Cure: It is recommended to use some antibiotics to cure the disease.
|Breed||Rajan Puri Goat / Beetal Goat|
|Colour||White, Black, Brown (with patches)|
|Height(cm), Length(cm) Male||90, 76|
|Height(cm), Length(cm) Female||81, 71|
|Adult Male Weight (kg)||55|
|Adult Female Weight||45|
|Reproduction age||20-22 months|
|percentage of singles, twins, triples||40%, 52%, 7%|
|Milk Yield/d (kg)||1.8-2.7|
|Milk Yield per Lactation Period (kg)||150-190|