The breed derives its name from its native habitat of " Karoli "area of Rajastan where they are densely populated.
Large animals. The coat is predominantly black, but a few white, brown and spotted animals are also found. Long hair, nose slightly Roman, Cork screw horns painted upwards, ears are long, broad and drooping. The udder is moderately developed with conical shaped teats. Compact medium-sized animals. Coat color predominantly brown with light or dark brown patches' a very few individuals are completely white. The body is covered fairly densely with hair which is short and coarse. The hair grows at the rate of about 2 cm annually. Ears are pflat and leaf like, medium sized and drooping. Both sexes have small horns, curved upward and backward. On average, the birth weight is about 2.0 kg. The age at first kidding is 19-20 months and the litter size is one kid per birth. The breed is wel suited to stall feeding.
|SIZE||BUCKS (Male)||DOES (Female)|
|Body Weight||45 kg||38 kg|
|Body Length||76 cm||73 cm|
|Chest Girth||78 cm||76 cm|
- Annual yield touches about 500 gm when shorn twice a year.
- Average yield varies around 1.5 kg and the lactation length is about 110 days.
- Twins are common in this breed