Beetal breed of goat is predominantly found in the districts of Gurdaspur, Amritsar and Firozpur in Punjab in its purest form, however, it has psread in other parts of Punjab and adjoining parts of Haryana.
The population of Beetal goats has reduced to a greater exgent due to intensive agriculture and shrinkage of grazing land in Punjab. Normally smaller flocks are found and vary form 2-10 goats. Only 1% of th toal flocsk have goats exceeding 20 but not more than 50. Beetal is an outstanidn dairy breed and carry easy adaptation capability to varying environmental conditions.
|SIZE||BUCKS (Male)||DOES (Female)|
|Body Weight||60 kg||35 kg|
|Body Length||80 cm||70 cm|
|Chest Girth||86 cm||73 cm|
- The breed is large but slightly smaller than Jamunapari and good dairy type.
- Yield per lactation varies from 150-190 kg, averaging daily yield 2.0 kg.
- The litter size single 41%, twins 53% and triplets 6%.